Religious objects in a museum setting: The Ballyclog Bell

  • Emma McAlister (Data Collector)



Emma McAlister discusses the importance of religious objects in a museum and what meanings can be derived from them. Discussion of religious objects in the Ulster Museum, particular emphasis on the Ballyclog Bell (County Tyrone, Dating 9-10th century). Historically, bells were venerated in the past as part of Irish Christianity. Emma also discusses a hinged mount from a house-shape shrine (dating 8th century). Piece to camera video clip lasting 2:13 mins.
Date made available2019
PublisherQueen's University Belfast
Date of data production2019

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