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HOGBACK STONE

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A block of stone carved to represent a gabled house, with a convex curve to the ridge of its roof, dating to the 10th century AD. May be abstract or naturalistic, and have additional decoration in the form of bears or snakes.

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Term Note
GRAVE A place of burial.

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