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Drawing of the back and side panels of the St Andrews Sarcophagus. Digital image of DC/37627.

SC 346080

Description Drawing of the back and side panels of the St Andrews Sarcophagus. Digital image of DC/37627.

Date 9/1996

Collection Ian G Scott

Catalogue Number SC 346080

Category On-line Digital Images

Copy of DC 37627

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. It is almost complete and has an interlace decorated cross with two pairs of monkeys and two bosses surrounded by serpents in between the arms. A corner-post is also shown. It is decorated with fine interlace. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/collection/346080

File Format (TIF) Tagged Image File Format bitmap

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Collection Level (551 397) Ian G Scott

Group Level (551 397/3) Drawings of stones in Fife Council area

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