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This ornately carved stone probably formed the gable end of an enclosed shrine or sarcophagus dating from the early 800s. Its central panel is finely carved with a vine-scroll inhabited with birds, mice and other animals, a design that is frequently found in Anglo Saxon Christian art.
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Date Made
8th Century
830 x 640 x 150mm
w 103kg (w 227 1/16lbs)
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