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St Andrews Cathedral Museum, fragments of sarcophagus (Allen and Anderson 1C and 1E), and Crail cross-slab. From J Stuart, The Sculptured Stones of Scotland, vol.i, 1856, pl.lxiv. Filed under NO51NW 2 ...

SC 342325

Description St Andrews Cathedral Museum, fragments of sarcophagus (Allen and Anderson 1C and 1E), and Crail cross-slab. From J Stuart, The Sculptured Stones of Scotland, vol.i, 1856, pl.lxiv. Filed under NO51NW 23.

Collection General Collection

Catalogue Number SC 342325

Category On-line Digital Images

Copy of D 8563

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 drawing of one of the end panels which appeared in John Stuart's 1856 publication 'The Sculptured Stones of Scotland'. Only a small fragment remains, but it shows part of an interlace-decorated cross, with a pair of entwined creatures. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.

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