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Pictish Cross Slab, East Mainland, Orkney
The front face of a Pictish cross slab modelled moments after the stone was lifted and the cross revealed for the first time. The face has not been cleaned and the design it partly concealed by adhering soil, but the form of the cross and the S-dragon to the bottom left are clear. More detail will be visible once the face has been cleaned and conserved. The stone measures 0.85m+ long by 0.55m wide and 0.09m thick.
A 3d model rear face of the stone can be viewed here: https://skfb.ly/UQKA
This cross probably dates from the 8th century AD.
Scan by Dr Hugo Anderson-Whymark, 13th October 2016.