Dun Aengus Ringfort, Inishmore, Co. Galway. Ireland.

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Title

Dun Aengus Ringfort, Inishmore, Co. Galway. Ireland.

Subject

Dœn Aonghasa
Ringfort
Cashel
Aran Islands

Description

Lantern slide of Dun Angus, Co. Galway. Originally labeled '83 G' with title 'Dun Angus (inside) Aran I.' Known locally as Dœn Aonghasa, this is an large cliff-top fort the follows a rough D-shaped plan. The fort is enclosed by three semicircular stone ramparts including a series of defensive stones known as a 'Chevaux de Frise.' Excavations undergone in the early 20th century revealed that settlement on the site dated as far back as c. 1500 B.C. The slide shows an interior view of the fort with a number of men and women sitting a top its walls. The people can be seen wearing contemporary dress. In the right corner a photographer is slightly visible.

Creator

Sophie Hogan

Source

RSAI, Lantern Slide, Box 22_75

Publisher

The Discovery Programme

Contributor

The Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland (RSAI)

Format

image/tiff

Language

en

Type

Image

Alternative Title

Box 22_075

Date Created

11/11/2014

Has Format

Scanned to 2400 dpi , 16 bit greyscale image with automatic exposure

Is Part Of

RSAI Lantern slide collection

Extent

114.3mb
7559 x 7559 pixels

Medium

Lantern slides

Spatial Coverage

Country: Ireland
Town/townland: Inishmore
http://www.logainm.ie/938.aspx
County: Galway
http://www.logainm.ie/906.aspx
Irish National Grid East: L 85
Irish National Grid North: (0)9
Latitude: 53.125801
Longitude: -9.766846
Place: Latitude: 53.125642890529 Longitude: -9.763069152832031

Rights Holder

The Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland (RSAI)

Files

box22_075 copy.jpg

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Citation

Sophie Hogan, “ Dun Aengus Ringfort, Inishmore, Co. Galway. Ireland.,” Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, accessed August 8, 2022, http://rsai.locloudhosting.net/items/show/25215.

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