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Fragment of a plain cross head, carved in the typical Whithorn style with circular sinkings between the expanded arms. From St Ninian's Cave, Isle of Whithorn. There are remains of a meander pattern border on the back. ‘Whithorn School’ monuments like this one were probably carved during a fairly short period between 900AD and 1100AD. On display in Whithorn Priory Museum, Dumfries and Galloway.
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340 x 270 x 85mm
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