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  • Collection: National Museum of Ireland

A chisel, a punch and two iron files are evidence of everyday activities in Dublin in the Viking Age. These were all found in Fishamble Street.

An iron stirrup and a silvered spur. The museum information board notes that the Vikings probably introduced spurs and stirrups to Ireland, and that this pair are among the earliest known from Ireland.

These two whalebone bats were found in the High Street, Dublin, while the pin was found on Fishamble Street.

These carved bone pieces were found in Winetavern Street and Fishamble Street, Dublin.

This display shows pieces of amber and beads made from amber that were found in Fishamble Street, Dublin

This mould was almost certainly used to make the star-shaped kite brooch that is displayed beside it. Both were found on the same site.
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