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Mote of Mark Description of stone

Event ID 1084089

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type EARLY MEDIEVAL CARVED STONES PROJECT

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/event/1084089

Mote of Mark, Kirkcudbrightshire, portable cross-incised pebble

Measurements: W 0.16m, W 0.09

Stone type: sandstone

Place of discovery: NX 84504 54023

Evidence for discovery: a surface find made during excavations in 1973.

Present location: unknown.

Present condition: good.

Description:

This pebble is deeply incised with a linear cross.

Date range: early medieval.

Primary references: Craig 1992, vol 2, 337-8; Laing & Longley 2006, 96, fig 44, SF 2115.

Desk-based information compiled by A Ritchie 2019

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