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Originally standing two metres high, this stone would have been rectangular with crosses on both sides. It appears to have been cut at a later date to emphasise the shape of the cross. Monks in hooded vestments, one with a book satchel, are shown to the left of the cross. To the right are two figures sitting on high backed chairs; they probably represent St Anthony and St Paul breaking bread in the desert, who appear elsewhere in Pictish Christian art.
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Date Made
9th Century
Dimensions
h 1660mm (h 5' 5 3/8")
w 920mm (w 3' 1/4")
d 200mm (d 7 7/8")
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Accession No
VIG007

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