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The Medieval Period (1100AD - 1499AD)

The Medieval Church

Medieval carved stone head

Period:
Medieval
Description:

A head carved in fine sandstone.  It is broken at the neck and may have belonged to a full or free standing figure.  The long, oval face with swept back hair and neck braid suggest a female head.

 

The head is unprovenanced but may have come from one of the local abbeys such as Soulseat or Glenluce.

Materials/Media:
sandstone
Dimensions:
height: 130mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 1961.16
Digital Number:
SRST001n
Creation Date:
13th - 15th centuries
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council