The declining Pictish symbol - a reappraisal

Gordon Murray (Author)


Keyword(s):
Metalwork
Period(s):
Pictish

Abstract


The earliest, most classical carvings of the crescent and V-rod, the double disc with Z-rod, and the Pictish beast are found in three distinct, fairly localized areas and can be ascribed to slightly different dates. The sequence of decline into simplified forms offers a method of determining the relative ages of individual examples. F B

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Published
30-11-1987
How to Cite
Murray, G. (1987). The declining Pictish symbol - a reappraisal. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 116, 223-253. Retrieved from http://journals.socantscot.org/index.php/psas/article/view/9269
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