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CLIP 7806

How crannogs were built

How crannogs were built

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Key Info
  • How crannogs were built
  • Duration: 01:25
  • An introduction to crannogs, which are artificial islands found across Ireland. They were probably built for defensive purposes in medieval times.
  • Subject:



    Early Peoples

  • Keywords: crannogs, defensive, rath, settlement, medieval, artificial island
Ideas for use in class
  • Use to introduce early medieval settlements and explain what crannogs once were.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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