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1

What was Poulnabourne portal dolmen built on

Limestone pavement and surrounded by a low mound of rocks
Mound of rocks would have added support to the upright stones, which are otherwise only supported by the weight of the capstone

2

Where were the different metals found during the bronze age

Copper - mount gabriel west cork
Silver - silvermines tipperary
Gold - rivers and streams wicklow hills

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Non- representational

Purely aesthetic - bronze age art

4

Metallurgy

The beaker people brought this to ireland

It is the scienc eand technology of usinf metals

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Gold disc

Tedavent co monaghan

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Annealed

Heated and allowed to cool slowly

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Secular

For decorative rather than religious purposes

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Gold lunula

Ross , co Westmeath

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Lunula locking device

Slightly thicker ends in a paddle shape that can be turned to form a locking device

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Decoration lunula

Four bands of horizontal decoration composed of two paralell lines with chevrone strokes inside and bordered by triangles above

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Qualities of bronze age design

Secular
Abstract
Geometric

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Ribbon torc

Near belfast

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Flange torc technique

Hammering flanges out from the angles of square or triangular bars before twisting
Can be varied by varying the lengths of the flanges

14

Armlets

Derrinboy , Co Offaly

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Gold fibula

Clones, Co Monaghan

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Casting

Molten metal poured into a mould to create a shape

- gold fibula

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Soldered

Joined together

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Gleninsheen gorget

Gleninsheen , Co Clare

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Terminals

The discs at the end of a connecting thingy
Eg gleninsheen gorget or gold fibula

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Lough Gur Sheild

Lough Gur Co Limerick

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Years bronze age

2015 - 1205

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Iron Age intro

Hallstatt celts brought iron work to britain
Irish export industry

La tene - lake neuchatel in switzerland

Ireland free from invasion for 1000 years

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La tene designs

Rich and controlled
Based mainly on the circle
Geometric yet irregular or spontaneous

Mainly a continuation of the bronze age but with new motifs added- mainly plant forms
Curvilinear
Triskeles
Trumpet curves
Spirals

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Loughnashade trumpet

Loughnashade co antrim

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Pelta motif

A linked pair of symmetrical spirals

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Two eras of la tene

Insular la tene
Ultimate la tene

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Turoe stone

Granite
Connemara
Insular la tene
Greek inspired step pattern

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Broighter collar

Derry

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Chasing

A technique where the background of the design is hammered until the design stands up in relief

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S scrolls

A curved s spiral, on the broightr collar