The Broighter Gold Collar.  From the hoard of gold objects. Broighter, county Derry. 1st century BC.    Concentric arches drawn by compass highlight raised decoration of S-shaped scrolls, trumpet shapes and lentoids. Collars are especially associated with Celtic kings and gods. The sea  god Manannán mac Lir was associated with Lough Foyle and may have had special significance for a local king, perhaps as a protective deity or  divine ancestor.

Ór - Ireland's Gold

The Broighter Gold Collar. Concentric arches drawn by compass highlight raised decoration of S-shaped scrolls, trumpet shapes and lentoids.

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