|Máirín Mac Carron
|30 July 2002
|Cross head fragment.
|34.5cm (13.25'') high, 84.5cm (33.25'') wide, and 16cm (6.25'') thick.
|Stone type: coarse-grained, massive yellow/grey sandstone.
|Cross head fragment, dated to second quarter of eleventh century.
|In the centre is a baptism scene, enclosed in a roll moulding. The figure in the centre is holding up a long-handled object
with a circular end in his left hand. The figure on the right bends in front of him, in a praying position. The figure on
the left has a halo and his hands are clasped in front of his stomach. Between him and the central figure is a free roundel.
|On the left arm there are two figures. The one on the left has an exaggerated right shoulder and is holding a shafted cross
in his right hand. The figure on the right is holding a book. There is a triangular feature in relief between the inner figure
and the roundel.
|The right arm is a mirror image of the left arm.