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Title

Donn Cúailnge

Creator

Date

Identifier

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Description

A semi-abstract representation of Donn Cúailgne (The Brown Bull of Cooley) from the mythological Irish epic An Táin Bó Cúailnge (The Cattle Raid of Cooley). The tale was written in the 12th century and set in the pre-Christian 1st century,

Source

RDS Treasures Collection

Rights

Copyright RDS Library & Archives. Publication, transmission or display is prohibited without formal written approval of the RDS Library & Archives.

Relation

RDS Library & Archives

Format

Ceramic

Coverage

2008

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Stoneware, with painted terracotta underglaze and copper oxide wash

Physical Dimensions

48 (h) x 62 (w) x 16.5 (d) cm

Collection:

RDS Treasures


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Citation

Keeney, Christy, “Donn Cúailnge,” RDS, accessed September 28, 2022, https://digitalarchive.rds.ie/items/show/4030.

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