NO5255 : The Aberlemno Cross

taken 7 years ago, near to Aberlemno, Angus, Great Britain

The Aberlemno Cross
The Aberlemno Cross
The east face of the cross is carved with what is interpreted as a battle scene. Note the horsemen riding without stirrups, the bows and spears of the warriors in the middle row, and the fallen man being attacked by a bird at lower right. At the top are two of the symbols which occur widely on Pictish and early Christian carved stones. The meanings of the symbols are the subject of much study and speculation.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 17 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 19 June, 2010
Category
Symbol stones   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 522 555 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:41.3595N 2:46.8298W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 522 555
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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