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Kildalton Cross - Island of Islay, Scotland

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The Kildalton Cross is a Celtic high in the churchyard of ruined medieval parish church on the island of Islay, Scotland. Carved in the second half of the 8th century AD it is often considered the finest surviving Celtic cross in Scotland. The High Cross of Kildalton, is closely related to the St John’s and the St. Martin’s crosses on Iona. The cross stands nearly 8 feet in height and the arms are 4 feet across. The depictions of the cross are from the top two angels David fighting a lion two birds the Virgin Mary cradling Jesus and angels on either side the right arm panel depicts Abraham about to sacrifice Isaac the left shows Cain murdering Abe the bottom panel represents the boundless creativity of God

15" x 7" : Cast Stone, Celtic Art Collection, Made in the U.S.A.

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