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Discovered near the burial ground dedicated to women, this probably marked the grave of a noblewoman. A nunnery was built on the site of the cemetery in 1200. On display in the Iona Abbey Museum, Argyll and Bute.
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Date Made
8th Century?
l 610mm (l 24")
w 320mm (w 1' 5/8")
l 660mm (l 26")
h 350mm (h 1' 1 3/4")
d 110mm (d 4 5/16")
l 590mm (l 23 1/4")
h 360mm (h 1' 2 3/16")
d 115mm (d 4 1/2")
w 34kg (w 74 15/16lbs)
w 23kg (w 50 11/16lbs)
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