This beautiful class II Pictish cross slab, carved in pink granite, is thought to date from the second half of the 9th century AD.
On one side is a very damaged carving consisting of: a circular knot work and spiral pattern at the base; a ringed cross in the centre panel; a man with "sea monsters" to either side of him at the top - possibly Jonah and two whales...a not uncommon theme.
The other side has splendidly carved Pictish symbols: at the bottom is a mirror and comb; above this, a Pictish beast; then a notched rectangle and Z-rod; and at the top is a damaged panel with a centaur and other less clear beasts.
Down either side of the stone are interlace patterns.
The stone stands about ten feet tall, three feet broad, and six inches thick.
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