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#2128: Muirdach's Cross: Beard-Pullers

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

Photo Details

Photo ID
2128
Date
2007-08-27
Location
Monasterboice
Description
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.
Camera
Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT
Resolution
3087 x 2055 px
File Size
5.46 MB
ISO
100
Geotag
53.777600° N, 6.417590° W
Date Digitized
August 27, 2007
Date Uploaded
November 23, 2009
Credit
Holly Hayes