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Rhymie Description of stone

Event ID 1022134

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type EARLY MEDIEVAL CARVED STONES PROJECT

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/event/1022134

Rhynie 1 (Craw Stane), Aberdeenshire, Pictish symbol stone

Measurements: H over 1.85m, W 0.9m, D 0.4m

Stone type: grey granite

Place of discovery: NJ 4974 2634

Present location: in situ.

Evidence for discovery: recorded in the 1850s in a field to the south-west of the old kirkyard, later set in a concrete base.

Present condition: good.

Description

One broad face is incised with the fish symbol above the Pictish beast symbol..

Date: seventh century.

References: Stuart 1856, 4; Fraser 2008, no 43.1.

Desk-based information compiled by A Ritchie 2017

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