St Vigeans Museum, Arbroath, Scotland Photos

St Vigeans Museum exhibits a collection of Pictish carvings run by Historic Scotland (HES).

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St Vigeans Church. Arbroath, Scotland.Stone cottages surrounding St Vigeans Church. Arbroath, Scotland.Rounded end of stone cottages at base of St Vigeans Church. Arbroath, Scotland.St Vigeans Museum in heritage stone cottage at base of St Vigeans Church. Arbroath, Scotland.
St Vigeans Church. Arbroath, Scotland.Stone cottages surrounding St Vigeans Church. Arbroath, Scotland.Rounded end of stone cottages at base of St Vigeans Church. Arbroath, Scotland.St Vigeans Museum in heritage stone cottage at base of St Vigeans Church. Arbroath, Scotland.
Interior of St Vigeans Museum under Historic Scotland. Arbroath, Scotland.Pictish cross-slab shows devils & monsters being crushed by power of cross at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.Pictish Droston stone front detail of lace of cross beside carved birds at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.Pictish Droston stone front detail of lace of cross edged by compressed camel & lion at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.
Interior of St Vigeans Museum under Historic Scotland (HES). Arbroath, Scotland.Pictish cross-slab (front Droston stone) shows devils & monsters being crushed by power of cross at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.Pictish Droston stone front detail of lace of cross beside carved birds at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.Pictish Droston stone front detail of lace of cross edged by compressed camel & lion at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.
Pictish cross-slab shows animals & Pictish symbols at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.Pictish cross-slab detail of hound attacking elk at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.Pictish cross-slab detail of double paddle over crescent with swirls above animal scenes at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.Pictish cross-slab detail of animals at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.
Pictish cross-slab (back Droston stone) shows animals & Pictish symbols at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.Pictish cross-slab (back Droston stone) detail of hound attacking elk at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.Pictish cross-slab (back Droston stone) detail of double paddle over crescent with swirls above animal scenes at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.Pictish cross-slab (back Droston stone) detail of animals at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.
Pictish cross-slab detail of hunter facing boar at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.Pictish cross-slab shows swirling patters on cross flanked by Christian figures at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.Pictish cross-slab detail shows Saints Antony & Paul breaking sacramental bread carried to them by a raven at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.Pictish cross-slab detail shows pagan man drinking bull's blood at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.
Pictish cross-slab (back Droston stone) detail of hunter facing boar at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.Pictish cross-slab (front figures stone) shows swirling patters on cross flanked by Christian figures at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.Pictish cross-slab (front figures stone) detail shows Saints Antony & Paul breaking sacramental bread carried to them by a raven at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.Pictish cross-slab (front figures stone) detail shows pagan man drinking bull's blood at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.
Collection of stone carvings by Picts at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.Pictish carved stone with mirror, snakes & bird at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.Pictish carved stone with saints in conversation while seated on bench at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.Roof fragment from a Pictish house-shaped shrine found recycled as building block in church wall at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.
Collection of stone carvings by Picts at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.Pictish carved stone with mirror, snakes & bird at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.Pictish carved stone with saints in conversation while seated on bench at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.Roof fragment from a Pictish house-shaped shrine found recycled as building block in church wall at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.
Hunting dogs chasing deer carved on Pictish story stone at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.Hunted deer carved on Pictish story stone at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.Plumed bird carved on Pictish story stone at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.Carved stag on Pictish stone at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.
Hunting dogs chasing deer carved on Pictish story stone at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.Hunted deer carved on Pictish story stone at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.Plumed bird carved on Pictish story stone at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.Carved stag on Pictish stone at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.
Pictish grave markers at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.Pictish grave marker with lion at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.Pictish grave marker with horse & rider at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.Stone with Pictish double disk & Z-rod symbol at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.
Pictish grave markers at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.Pictish grave marker with lion at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.Pictish grave marker with horse & rider at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.Stone with Pictish double disk & Z-rod symbol at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland.

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