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The Medieval Period (1100AD - 1499AD)

The Medieval Church

Standing stone with possible Ogham inscription

Period:
Early Medieval
Description:
The Ogham alphabet originated in  Ireland and comprises a system of short straight lines. The stone may date from as early as the 5th or 6th century.
Materials/Media:
sandstone
Dimensions:
H 550mm, W 400mm, D 460mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:0201.71
Digital Number:
DMMO024n
Creation Date:
5th century AD
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council