|24 April 2002
|This sandstone Cross is situated at the edge of a graveyard a near the Protestant Church at Drumcliff. Its measurements are
3m high x 1.1m arms span, the shaft is 47 cm wide by 31 cm. It is mounted on a base 83 cm high x 1.23 m x 98 cm. The panels
are not separated. Harbison argues that the two parts of the cross were not originally designed for one another. (Harbison,
|This is a general view of the west face of the cross at Drumcliff, Co. Sligo.
|3 figures facing to the front, the central figure holds a child diagonally across her body. Harbison argues that the scene
represents the presentation of John the Baptist in the temple, Harbison, 1992, p. 72 and p.236.
|High relief of a camel walking across the shaft.
|Arrest/Mocking of Jesus. Jesus is the central figure, flanked by two soldiers.
|? Return from Egypt / Zacharias, Elisabeth and John the Baptist.
|Centre of Cross Head
|Crucifixion, Jesus is depicted centrally with long robes to the knee - Stephaton offers vinegar and Longinus lifts his spear.
|Top and ring, interlace and pellet decoration