Catalog number: FGQ130
Irish Spirals - silver pendant. Material: Ag 925. Weight: cca 7 g. Size: 2.2 cm.
This is a very common and well known motif in many of the findings in Ireland and Britain. The three worlds are shown on this motif as part of a whole. Almost identical motifs were found in the illuminated Book of Durrow, as well as the famous Book of Kells (VIII. Century). Identical motif is included on the brooch of Tara (County Meath, Ireland, VIII. Century) and brooches from Lagor (Ireland). This triskel dates back to VI. century decorative part of the pot (ie. escutcheon), England (Hitchin, Hertfordshire).