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1. Lindisfarne

RecordAuthor Máirín Mac Carron
ISODate 2002-09-13
Date 13 September 2002
PictureCredit Jane Hawkes
County Northumberland.
Townland Lindisfarne.
OSMapRef NU 125415
Area England
GeneralContext Round-headed grave-marker.
Location Priory Museum, Lindisfarne.
GeneralContext Stone type: Greyish sandstone.
Dimensions 28 cm (11'') high in the centre, 42 cm (16.5'') wide, and 8.5 cm (3.25'') thick.
GeneralDescription Round-headed grave-marker, dated to end of ninth century.
GeneralDescription This face is filled by a procession of armed men going from left to right. The man on the left end has raised his right arm in the air. The next three men are holding swords above their heads, and the two after them have axes. The man on the right end is not holding anything.

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