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The Mullamast Stone, from 500-600 in Ireland. There are 4 blade marks on the left side of the stone and 2 deep ones on top, suggesting that the stone was used as part of a “sword in the stone” kingship ritual. The perpetuation of the importance of the “sword in the stone,” which comes from Arthurian legend, demonstrates the continuity of Celtic rituals even after the arrival of Christianity in Ireland.

The Mullamast Stone, from 500-600 in Ireland. There are 4 blade marks on the left side of the stone and 2 deep ones on top, suggesting that the stone was used as part of a “sword in the stone” kingship ritual. The perpetuation of the importance of the “sword in the stone,” which comes from Arthurian legend, demonstrates the continuity of Celtic rituals even after the arrival of Christianity in Ireland.

megalithic graveyard art | Unique Cemeteries, The Merry Cemetery, Underwater Cemetery, Most ...

megalithic graveyard art | Unique Cemeteries, The Merry Cemetery, Underwater Cemetery, Most ...

travelocean288:  Druid temple North Yorkshire England //Druids may have used these sites but they were already old when the Celts arrived in Britain. .

travelocean288: Druid temple North Yorkshire England //Druids may have used these sites but they were already old when the Celts arrived in Britain. .

The Janus Figure is believed to be between 2000 and 3000 years old and stands about 4 feet high in Caldragh Cemetery, an ancient burial ground on Boa Island in Northern Ireland.

The Janus Figure is believed to be between 2000 and 3000 years old and stands about 4 feet high in Caldragh Cemetery, an ancient burial ground on Boa Island in Northern Ireland.

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