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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.

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

Manannán mac Lir is a sea deity in Irish mythology. He is the son of the obscure Lir (in Irish the name is “Lear”, meaning “Sea”; “Lir” is the genitive form of the word). He is often seen as a psychopomp, and has strong affiliations with the Otherworld, the weather and the mists between the worlds. He is usually associated with the Tuatha Dé Danann, although most scholars consider him to be of an older race of deities. Manannán figures widely in Irish literature, and appears also in Welsh…

Manannán mac Lir is a sea deity in Irish mythology. He is the son of the obscure Lir (in Irish the name is “Lear”, meaning “Sea”; “Lir” is the genitive form of the word).

A Wall That Plays Music When It Rains~ In Dresden, Germany >> Have any of you heard this? Seems so unique!

This building is located in Dresden, Germany. It's called Neustadt Kunsthofpassage. And when it rains it starts to play music. This building is located in Dresden, Germany. It's called Neustadt Kunsthofpassage. And when it rains it starts to play music.