4.3.2 National or Regional Scripts

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Boss in bronze gilt and blue colour studs, Ireland, 7th-9th c, 1 boss diameter 4,8 cm, height 0,5 cm with powerful ornate swirling motifs typical of Insular art

Boss in bronze with gilding gone, Ireland ca 750-850, 1 boss diameter 6 cm, height 2 cm, with quality Insular cruciform knotwork decoration with the Celtic Cross finials

Boss in bronze gilt, Ireland, 850-900, 1 circular boss diameter 5,8 cm, with flange decorated with angular four strand interlace
MS in Norwegian on horn, Trøndelag, Norway, 17th c. in runes of the Younger futhark, naming the participants in 9 drawings of battle scenes, the last illustrating the battle at Kalvskinnet, where King Erling Skakke fell in 1179.
MS in Norwegian on walrus bone or reindeer horn, Norway, ca. 15th c., 6 ff., 3x14 cm, single column, (2x14 cm), 1 line in runes of the younger futhark, 93 feastday symbols in a rather early primitive stage, including the 2 St. Olav axes.

MS in Old Danish on silver, Denmark, 10th c., 1 strip, 7,8x0,3 cm, (7,1x0,3 cm), 1 long line in fine upright runes of the younger futhark.

MS in Irish Gaelic and English on paper, Ireland, 1836, signed by Peadar O'Longain and Pol O'Longain of the family that were chief representatives of the scribal tradition in the 18th and 19th centuries in Ireland.
MS in Latin on vellum, Echternach, Luxembourg, 2nd half 8th c. or ca. 800, 1 fragment, 2,0x9,2 cm, single column, (2x8 cm remaining), 2 lines remaining in round Anglo-Saxon minuscule by a Northumbrian scribe.

MS in Latin on vellum, Worcester?, England, ca. 800,in Carolingian minuscule by 2 scribes, 20 initials infilled in red and silver, illuminated initial monogram "GL", calligraphically drawn in black infilled and surrounded by red and silver dots.

MS in Latin on vellum, Germany, ca. 800, in pointed Anglo-Saxon minuscule, 11th c. annotations and a cross in margins.
MS in Latin on vellum, Lake Konstanz Region, Germany, 800-825, 17 lines in a transitional Carolingian minuscule showing the influence of local alemannic minuscule, large uncial letters at the beginning of each sentence.
MS in Latin on vellum, diocese of Chur, Switzerland, 20 lines remaining in a very fine clear Rhaetian minuscule and in uncial, 2 initials decorated in colours, probably made in the scriptorium of Bishop Remedius 800-806.