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St Andrews Sarcophagus. Front left-hand corner post, without broken section. Corner-post 1C.

SC 341638

Description St Andrews Sarcophagus. Front left-hand corner post, without broken section. Corner-post 1C.

Collection RCAHMS

Catalogue Number SC 341638

Category On-line Digital Images

Copy of C 56943 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 corner-posts. It is decorated with a design of interlaced deer-headed serpents. The side and back of the post were grooved for the panels to slot in. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/collection/341638

File Format (TIF) Tagged Image File Format bitmap

Collection Hierarchy - Item Level

Collection Level (551 1) RCAHMS

Group Level (551 1/5) Thematic Surveys

>> Sub-Group Level (551 1/5/7) Early Medieval Sculpture

>>> Sub-Group Level (551 1/5/9/10) Fife

>>>> Sub-Group Level (551 1/5/9/10/3) St Andrews Sarcophagus

>>>>> Item Level (SC 341638) St Andrews Sarcophagus. Front left-hand corner post, without broken section. Corner-post 1C.

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