Rosemarkie Stone

The Rosemarkie Stone or Rosemarkie Cross is a Class II Pictish stone. It found at Rosemarkie, on the Black Isle of Easter Ross. On the front side is an elaborately decorated cross, while on the reverse side are various common Pictish symbols, including three crescents with V-rods and a double-disc and Z-rod, as well as a smaller cross at the bottom. It is the only Pictish stone to bear three versions of the same symbol. The Rosemarkie stone is on display in Rosemarkie's Groam House Museum.

References

* Fraser, Iain, Ritchie, J.N.G., "et al.", "Pictish Symbol Stones: An Illustrated Gazetteer", (Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland, 1999)
* Jones, Duncan, "A Wee Guide to The Picts", (Musselburgh, 2003)
* MacNamara, Ellen, "The Pictish Stones of Easter Ross", (Tain, 2003)

External links

* [http://www.ambaile.org.uk/en/item/item_illustration.jsp?item_id=10956 Am Baile]


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