Early Scotland

Picts, Romans, Gaels and Vikings. History, archaeology and art. Pictish symbols and sculpture. See more at the Senchus blog.

Mar 12
The Kilmorie Cross, a Viking Age monument from the Rhinns of Galloway, Scotland. On one side, a hammerhead cross with Celtic interlace patterns. On the other, a blend of Christian and pagan imagery with rough carvings of the Crucifixion of Christ and the Scandinavian legend of Sigurd. (Illustration from J. Stuart’s The Sculptured Stones of Scotland)

The Kilmorie Cross, a Viking Age monument from the Rhinns of Galloway, Scotland. On one side, a hammerhead cross with Celtic interlace patterns. On the other, a blend of Christian and pagan imagery with rough carvings of the Crucifixion of Christ and the Scandinavian legend of Sigurd.
 (Illustration from J. Stuart’s The Sculptured Stones of Scotland)


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