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Grave marker

Description

Fragment of a hogback grave marker of red sandstone, found near Tyninghame Churchyard, East Lothian

Museum reference

X.IB 289

Collection

Archaeology

Object name

Grave marker

Materials

Sandstone, red

Physical description

Sandstone, red; the ridge and one end removed and the underside hollowed out for use as a trough: carved in relief

Collection place(s)

Kirklandhill, East Lothian, Scotland, Northern Europe

References

Maldonado, A. 2021. Crucible of Nations: Scotland from Viking Age to Medieval Kingdom. Edinburgh: National Museums Scotland.

Stevenson, RBK 1959. The Inchyra stone and some other unpublished early Christian monuments. PSAS 92: 33-55

PSAS 1957. Donations to and purchases for the Museum. PSAS 90: 261

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