Four Scottish crosiers and their relation to the Irish tradition

Perette Michelli (Author)


Keyword(s):
Burials, Chapel, Stone Chapel, Stone Altar, Enclosure Wall, Timber, Silver Penny, Enclosure, Timber Altar, Stone
Period(s):
Early Medieval

Abstract


The four fragments are the only known Early Christian (11th-12th century) Scottish crosiers. They are so closely related to those of pre-Norman N Ireland, but with a lag of 50 to 100 years, as to suggest that Irish craftsmen settled in Scotland and continued to work in the style current when they migrated. Lost examples are listed. F B

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Published
30-11-1987
How to Cite
Michelli, P. (1987). Four Scottish crosiers and their relation to the Irish tradition. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 116, 375-392. Retrieved from http://journals.socantscot.org/index.php/psas/article/view/9274
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