Clochans on Skellig Michael
Collection:Taheny
Photographer:Taheny, Donal
Description:A photograph of beehive huts or clochans on Skellig Michael or Great Skellig. This island is off the west coast of Ireland. It is the site of a Christian monastery that was founded there, some time between the sixth and eighth centuries, and was continuously occupied until its abandonment in the late twelfth century. Monks lived in these beehive huts.
Subject headings: Islands -Monasteries