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

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Title

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

Subject

Dœn Aonghasa
Cashel
Aran Islands

Description

Lantern slide of a group of children at Dun Angus, Co. Galway. Originally labeled '85 G' with title 'Aran Dun Angus B II.' 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 5 children, four boys and one girl, visiting Dun Angus.

Creator

Sophie Hogan

Source

RSAI, Lantern Slide, Box 22_76

Publisher

The Discovery Programme

Contributor

The Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland (RSAI)

Format

image/tiff

Language

en

Type

Image

Alternative Title

Box 22_076

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: 53.127084971538 Longitude: -9.768905639648438

Rights Holder

The Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland (RSAI)

Files

box22_076 copy.jpg

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Citation

Sophie Hogan, “ Dun Aengus Ringfort, Inishmore, Co. Galway. Ireland.,” Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, accessed January 17, 2022, http://rsai.locloudhosting.net/items/show/25216.

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