Thought to be the earliest high cross of its kind, this probably stood at the entrance to the monastery on Iona. Richly carved with biblical scenes, it features the Virgin and Child, Daniel in the Lion’s Den one side and King David playing the harp on the other.

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Date Made
8th century
Dimensions
w 1990mm (w 6' 6 3/8")
Property Information
Iona Abbey
Object Number
IONA080
Access Status
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