Clonmacnois, Nuns' Church, chancel arch, detail
ID
 
16
 
Original Country
 
Ireland
 
Region
 
Offaly
 
Community
  
Sorting Title
 
Clonmacnois, Nuns' Church, chancel arch, detail
 
Subject
 

Typically Irish Romanesque head with abstract designs

 
Creation Date
 
1026, Rebuilt 1167
 
Century
 
11th, 12th
 
Specific Location
 

Nun's church interio, chancel arch, detail

 
Patrons and Others
 

Dearbhfhorghaill, daughter of Murchad O Maelseachlainn, wife of Tighernan O Ruairc, mistress (?) of Diarmaid Mac Murchadha.

 
Descriptive Notes
 

Alternate names of Clonmacnois include Riaghtalta Kailleach, Kelbyguneth, and Kelbygmieth.

 
Photo Credit
 
Peter Mancall
 
Image of Clonmacnois, Nuns' Church, chancel arch, detail.