Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art: The Dinner Party: Heritage Floor: Brigh Brigaid

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Judy Chicago (American, b. 1939). The Dinner Party (Heritage Floor; detail), 1974–79. Porcelain with rainbow and gold luster, 48 x 48 x 48 ft. (14.6 x 14.6 x 14.6 m). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Foundation, 2002.10. © Judy Chicago. Photograph by Jook Leung Photography

Brigh Brigaid
Flourished circa A.D. 50, Ireland

Brigh Brigaid (Briugaid, Brughaidh) was a brehon, or judge, in Ireland in the first century A.D. A brehon arbitrated disputes and interpreted the law. Brigh is cited in the Senchus Mór, a compendium of the ancient laws of Ireland.

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