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1. Rothbury

RecordAuthor Máirín Mac Carron
ISODate 2002-09-20
Date 20 September 2002
PictureCredit Jane Hawkes
County Northumberland
Townland Rothbury
OSMapRef NU 055018
Area England
GeneralContext Cross Shaft fragments.
Location Museum of Antiquities, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
GeneralContext Stone type: Coarse-grained, massive yellow sandstone.
GeneralDescription Cross Shaft fragments, dated to early ninth century, upper fragment.
GeneralDescription This panel is framed by a flat-band moulding.
GeneralDescription This has been identified as Lazarus, New Testament, John 11; 12:1 (Hawkes). Christ's head is missing. He is clothed in a long sleeved tunic and pallium. Lazarus is at the top of the scene and there is a woman below him.

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