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  • River Erne horn

    Musical instrument Created date: Possibly 8th century

    Dredged from the River Erne near Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh, in 1956, this horn, probably made from yew-wood, is dated b...

  • Ruthwell Cross

    Carved stone Created date: 8th Century

    Made in the 8th century, the Ruthwell Cross is one of the most impressive monuments to survive from the Anglo-Saxon peri...

  • St Cuthbert Gospel

    Manuscript Created date: Early 8th century

    The St Cuthbert Gospel is a small copy of the Gospel of St John. It is the earliest European book with an original, inta...

  • St Gregory the Great's Commentaries

    Manuscript Created date: 1st quarter of the 8th century

    Gregory the Great (b. c. 540, d. 604) was a reformer of the early Church, whose writings offered practical wisdom and mo...

  • Sutra of the Perfection of Wisdom in 100,000 Lines

    Manuscript Created date: 8th century CE

    This manuscript, now incomplete, would have originally possessed some 1,000 folios. It contains the Śatasāhasrikā Praj&n...

  • The Ma’il Qur’an

    Manuscript Created date: 700–799 CE

    The Ma’il Qur’an is one of the very earliest Qur’ans in the world. Why is it so important? It dates back to the 8th cen...

  • Trilingual sale contract from Islamic Egypt

    Manuscript Created date: 758

    This contract on papyrus is dated 14 August 758 CE and records the sale of a building by Senuthius, son of Enoch, to Aar...