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Sarcophagus - end panel

SC 341070

Description Sarcophagus - end panel

Catalogue Number SC 341070

Category On-line Digital Images

Copy of B 19445 CN

Scope and Content Sarcophagus at St Andrews Cathedral, St Andrews, Fife This sarcophagus is in the museum at St Andrews Cathedral. It is the finest example of Pictish sculpture in Scotland. It consisted of four panels that slotted into corner-posts. It was possibly used as a shrine or reliquary. This is a view of one of the end-panels and a corner-post of the sarcophagus. Only a little of the finely carved panel survives. The gabled roof of the sarcophagus is a recent addition and may bare no relation to the original. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/collection/341070

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