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A Fragmented Masterpiece

Recovering the Biography of the Hilton of Cadboll Pictish Cross-slab

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by Heather James, Isabel Henderson, Sally Foster & Sian Jones

Around AD 800, a superbly carved cross-slab was erected at Hilton of Cadboll in north-east Scotland. The major part of the stone now stands in the National Museum of Scotland, and the story of what happened to it in the intervening centuries is told here. Excavations at Hilton of Cadboll in 1998 and 2001 revealed not only fragments of the missing original carved face but also the lower portion of the stone still set into the ground, and this has allowed the art history of this magnificent Pictish monument to be assessed more fully than ever before.

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Weight 2.28 kg
Dimensions 223 x 288 mm
ISBN

978-0-903903-42-4

Number of pages

422

Format

Hardcover

Publication date

2008

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