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DUBLIN, National Museum of Ireland

•  2006  •

0177
Psalterium Hiberno-Gallicanum ('Faddam More Psalter'). – ms.
Dublin, Nat. Mus., Conservation Laboratory (special storage)

• 8th-9th cent. (ca. 800), Ireland (Birr district)
• Parchment; 52 surviving ff. (six quires, in very poor conditions), ca 32.5 x 22 cm; decorated initials; remains of the original carrying-bag and sheath
• Discovered on 20 July 2006, during excavations in a peat bog at Faddam More (Par. Loughkeen, Co. Tipperary)
• Cf. The Faddam More Psalter. Special supplement to Archaeology Ireland n° 77 (Autumn 2006)
• http://www.sciencespin.com/magazine/archive/2007/01/irish-bogs-reveal-bodies-and-books-/


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