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1. Doorty Cross, Kilfenora

RecordAuthor Orla Murphy
ISODate 2002-04-29
Date 29 April 2002
PictureCredit Jane Hawkes
County Clare
Townland Kilfenora
OSMapRef R-18.24
Area Ireland
GeneralContext Stone Type: Limestone
Dimensions 2.83 m high, 75 cm across the face, and 19 cm wide across the sides
Location Graveyard, west of the Cathedral, Kilfenora
GeneralDescription This is a general view of the 'Doorty' Cross at Kilfenora, Co. Clare . EAST FACE
End Ss Paul and Anthony Breaking Bread in the Desert. (Hagiography) Two clerical figures are depicted, both holding croziers, a winged beast is depicted at their feet, and the crozier of of St. Anthony is 'attacking' it. (?) Representation of Ss. Paul and Anthony overcoming evil in the form of a winged beast, see Harbison, 1992, 153.
Top unidentified figure, cleric, possibly a bishop or abbot wearing a mitre.

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