Irish Soil 2

Item Name: 
Irish Soil 2
Inventory Number: 
2017.1016.1.0.19
Category: 
Other
Ethnicity: 
Irish
Acquisition Year: 
unknown
Condition: 
Good
Size: 
4.5" high x 4" diameter
This jar of soil is from County Armagh, Northern Ireland (UK), from the Navan Fort in the "Historic Emhain Macha." Soil mixed from County Armagh and County Meath, Republic of Ireland, was placed behind the Irish Room's cornerstone upon completion of the room in 1957.