Pictish Stones

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The Nigg Stone is an incomplete Class II Pictish cross-slab, perhaps dating to the end of the 8th century. The stone was originally located at the gateway to the grounds of the parish church of Nigg, Easter Ross. It is one of the finest surviving Pictish carved stones, and one of the most elaborate carved stones surviving from early medieval Europe. Replica on display at Groam House Museum in Rosemarkie, Scotland

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The Hilton of Cadboll Stone is a Class II Pictish stone discovered at Hilton of Cadboll, on the East coast of the Tarbat Peninsula in Easter Ross, Scotland. It is one of the most magnificent of all Pictish cross-slabs. The central panel of the stone shows a hunting scene. A woman wearing an ornate broach rides on horseback. She is accompanied by two other riders and two people on foot playing trumpet. Three dogs are bounding beside them. Replica on display at Groam House Museum in Rosemarkie, Scotland

Tree of Life - Groam House Museum in Rosemarkie, Scotland

Tree of Life – Groam House Museum in Rosemarkie, Scotland

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Pictish Key Patterns – Groam House Museum in Rosemarkie, Scotland

Pictish Key Patterns - Groam House Museum in Rosemarkie, Scotland

Pictish Key Patterns – Groam House Museum in Rosemarkie, Scotland

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