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#2128: Muirdach's Cross: Beard-Pullers

Photo 2128: Muirdach's Cross: Beard-Pullers - Monasterboice

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Photo ID
2128
Credit
Title
Muirdach's Cross: Beard-Pullers
Caption
Sculpture at the base of the northern side of Muirdach's Cross, which dates from 900-923 AD and stands 5.5m (16 feet) tall. This seems to depict two beard-pullers, a common but mysterious motif in early medieval art.
Geotag
53.777600° N, 6.417590° W
Uploaded
November 23, 2009
Camera
Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT
ISO
100