Shrine of St Patrick’s tooth

The shrine of St Patrick’s tooth is a purse- or sporran-shaped reliquary said to contain a tooth from the head of St Patrick. It is kept in the National Museum of Ireland, Kildare Street, Dublin.

The back of the shrine includes a depiction of King David playing the harp.

The front of the shrine includes a 14th Century inscription saying that the shrine was decorated for Thomas de Bermingham, Lord of Athenry.

Depictions - more ancient images of Gaelic harp players.

Below: 3D anaglyph image. Red/cyan goggles required for viewing.

3D shrine