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Early Medieval (400AD - 1099AD)

Early Christians

Cross shaft and base of cross head

Period:
Early Medieval
Description:

Carved cross shaft of red sandstone.

 

This cross shaft was found built into Durisdeer Church, it is decorated with a bird of prey and vine scrolls.

Materials/Media:
stone, sedimentary rock, sandstone
Dimensions:
height 990mm; (fragment) height 470mm, width 220mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1960.12.5
Digital Number:
DMMO006n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council
RCAHMS site record:
Durisdeer Church