On an ancient inscribed shrine-arch by William Reeves

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From the Journal of the Historical and Archaeological Association of Ireland, no. 7, April, 1869.

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Statementby William Reeves.
ContributionsHistorical and Archaeological Association of Ireland.
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Pagination4p., [2] leaves of plates :
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Open LibraryOL17956642M

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