This Pictish symbol stone hewn from a slab of pink-red granite is roughly rectangular shape and rounded at one end. It is sculpted on one face with incised lines. At the top is a the beast symbol that may represent a legendary aquatic creature like a kelpie.Below is the Pictish double-disc and Z-rod symbol. Each disc is embellished with an inner circle and central dot. The meaning of these symbols is now lost but may record an individual's name or status, mark land ownership or display tribal loyalty. The sophisticated Pictish society that developed this system of symbols laid the foundations of the medieval Kingdom of the Scots. Found in Dyce churchyard and now on display in the church, Dyce, Aberdeenshire.