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Ninth century fragment

Ninth century fragment

Image size: 175mm x 105mm approx.
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From a 9th century Irish fragment this piece of calligraphy is decorated by sea monsters

'Look before you to the north-east
at the mighty sea,
the home of creatures,
the dwelling of seals,
wanton and splendid it has taken on flood tide'

 
Ninth century fragment - look before you

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