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The gallery has photos of ancient Scottish sites such as recumbent stone circles, stone circles, long cairns, Pictish carvings and early fortifications including Tap ONoth, Bennachie, Kinord, and most of the following:
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Migvie Cross Slab jkl9300jhp 
 Migvie Stone Cross-slab Aberdeenshire Pictish Christian symbol carved ancient Scottish relic stands in the kirkyard of Migvie Church and is easily accessible for the casual visitor. It is thought to date from the 9th century AD with a mixture of Pictish and early Christian symbols carved on gneiss stone, 2 metres high, similar to that at Kinord but held to be of inferior quality. The interlaced filled cross appears crudely squeezed into the stone but has interesting circular projections at the top, suggestive of something hanged. There are also iconic symbols carved into the angles of the cross, namely horseshoe, V-rod, double disc, Z-rod and a pair of shears as well as a horse and rider. 
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Ancient Stones
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Migvie Cross Slab jkl9300jhp
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Migvie Stone Cross-slab Aberdeenshire Pictish Christian symbol carved ancient Scottish

relic stands in the kirkyard of Migvie Church and is easily accessible for the casual visitor. It is thought to date from the 9th century AD with a mixture of Pictish and early Christian symbols carved on gneiss stone, 2 metres high, similar to that at Kinord but held to be of inferior quality. The interlaced filled cross appears crudely squeezed into the stone but has interesting circular projections at the top, suggestive of something hanged. There are also iconic symbols carved into the angles of the cross, namely horseshoe, V-rod, double disc, Z-rod and a pair of shears as well as a horse and rider.
Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Grampian, Migvie, symbol, Stone, Logie, Coldstone, Tarland, archaeology, archaeological, history, Picts, Pictish, early, Christian, granite, pink, slab, Cross-slab, west, east, face, landscape, spring, ring-headed, cross, spiral, interlace, knot-work, four, incised, symbols, historic, history, heritage, double-sided, comb, V-road, Z-rod, churchyard, kirk, yew, trees, countryside, farming, rural, nature, colourful, colorful, peaceful, Historic, council, public, access
 


 

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