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Iona, St Oran's Chapel. View of effigies and carved graveslabs.

SC 377990

Description Iona, St Oran's Chapel. View of effigies and carved graveslabs.

Date 1901 to 1910

Collection General Collection

Catalogue Number SC 377990

Category On-line Digital Images

Copy of AG 4981

Scope and Content Graveslabs in Reilig Odhrain, Iona, Argyll and Bute Iona is one of the most important religious sites in Scotland. The earliest community was formed by St Columba who came over from Ireland around AD 563. This was replaced by the Benedictine Abbey and Augustinian Nunnery in around AD 1200. This view shows graveslabs in the burial-ground known as Reilig Odhrain. The slabs, which commemorate high-ranking clergy and members of rich families, have been move to the Abbey Museum. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.


File Format (TIF) Tagged Image File Format bitmap

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