The Ardagh Chalice


The Ardagh Chalice, c. 8th century, silver, gilt copper, gold filigree, gold, gilt bronze, silver, polychrome glass, amber, rock crystal, 18 cm high, 19.5 cm in diameter at the rim, found in a hoard in the ringfort of Reerasta, near Ardagh, County Limerick, Ireland (National Museum of Ireland)


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Cite this page as: Dr. Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank and Dr. Steven Zucker, "The Ardagh Chalice," in Smarthistory, October 11, 2022, accessed December 1, 2022, https://smarthistory.org/the-ardagh-chalice/.