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Crucifix Crucifix

Silver crucifix decorated with niello and mounted on a plain ebony cross, found in a bed in Queen Mary's room at Craigmillar Castle, Edinburgh, 15th or 16th century

Figure / saint / signaculum Figure / saint / signaculum

Jet figure of St James the Apostle dressed as a pilgrim, probably a signaculum, a pilgrim's sign obtained at the saint's shrine at Compostela in Spain: Spanish, Asturias, probably 1450 - 1500

Glass Glass

Fragments of painted or stained glass, from Dunfermline Abbey, Fife, 14th century

Crosier / head Crosier / head

Crosier head carved in oak, found in a tomb between pillars on the south side of the presbytery of St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall, identified as the site of the monument of Bishop Tulloch, 15th century AD

Chalice Chalice

Wax chalice, found in a tomb between pillars on the south side of the presbytery of St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall, identified as the site of the monument of Bishop Tulloch, 15th century AD

Paten Paten

Wax paten, found in a tomb between pillars on the south side of the presbytery of St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall, identified as the site of the monument of Bishop Tulloch, 15th century AD

Grave plate Grave plate

Grave plate of lead, inscribed "HIC : REQVIESCIT : WILIAMUS : SENEX FELICIS MEMORIE / PRIMVS EPISCOPUS", found in St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall, during the repairs of 1848, identifying the grave of William, first Bishop of Orkney (c. 1102 - 1168), possibly c. 1250 AD

Diptych Diptych

Part of a defaced painted and gilded ivory diptych showing the Crucifixion and Coronation of the Virgin, above, and the Nativity and Adoration of the Magi, below, French, 14th century

Diptych Diptych

Part of a defaced painted and gilded ivory diptych showing the Crucifixion and Coronation of the Virgin, above, and the Nativity and Adoration of the Magi, below, French, 14th century

Diptych leaf Diptych leaf

Leaf of an ivory diptych showing the Nativity, French, 14th century

Diptych leaf Diptych leaf

Leaf of a defaced ivory diptych showing the Crucifixion and Nativity: French, 14th century

Carving / fragment Carving / fragment

Christ the Gardener, fragment of oak carving, figure holding spade, probably part of an altar table, early 16th century

Panel Panel

A set of three carved oak panels in a contemporary framework, bearing the arms of John Drummond and Margaret Stewart in left panel and foliage based decoration in centre and right panels: Scottish, 1540s

Door Door

Carved oak door, from a house in Blyth's Close in Edinburgh, possibly occupied by Mary Of Guise between 1542 and 1554, with later addition in 1557 of the coat-of-arms of Alexander Aitchison, decorative motifs typical of Scottish work of the mid 16th century

Bedpost Bedpost

Carved oak post of an old state bed, from Amisfield Castle

Bedpost Bedpost

Carved oak post of an old state bed, from Amisfield Castle

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