The mail stone: an incised Pictish figure from Mail, Cunningsburgh, Shetland

Val Turner (Author)


Keyword(s):
Cremated Bone, Settlements, Postholes, Cremation Burials, Camp, Pit, Copper Alloy, Sunken Features, Enclosure, Road Radiocarbon Dates, Subrectangular Enclosure, Glass, Temporary Camp, Trumpet Brooch, Charcoal, Pottery, Charred Plant Remains, Iron, Charred Barley, Camp Cropmarks, Brooch Sword, Ditch
Period(s):
Pictish

Abstract


A lightly incised, animal-headed, Pictish figure is described and analysed in the context of Pictish art and of its find spot. A seventh-century date is proposed.

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Published
30-11-1995
How to Cite
Turner, V. (1995). The mail stone: an incised Pictish figure from Mail, Cunningsburgh, Shetland. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 124, 315-325. Retrieved from http://journals.socantscot.org/index.php/psas/article/view/9499
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Articles