Object Detail


Two fragments of dressed slab of Carsaig sandstone. The surviving portion of the shaft is edged by bead-mouldings and the intervening space is slightly sunk. To the right of the shaft, facing inwards, there is an incised half-unical Old Irish inscription reading "Do Ergus" (A prayer for Fergus). Associated with Iona Abbey, Argyll and Bute.
Collection Type
Date Made
8th Century
Dimensions
l 550mm (l 21 5/8")
w 520mm (w 1' 8 1/2")
w 25kg (w 55 1/8lbs)
h 460mm (h 1' 6 1/8")
w 340mm (w 1' 1 3/8")
d 145mm (d 5 11/16")
w 5kg (w 11lbs)
Property Information
Accession No
IONA031

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