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1. Brough of Birsay

RecordAuthor Máirín Mac Carron
ISODate 2002-05-31
Date 31 May 2002
PictureCredit Jane Hawkes
County Orkney
Townland Birsay
Area Scotland
GeneralContext Stone slab. Tombstone
GeneralDescription Stone slab which has symbols and warriors carved on it. At the bottom there are three warriors who are each holding spears and shields, in the middle there is a bird-like creature and a symbol. The top half has a circle and a crescent-shaped moon placed horizontally, both have curvi-linear designs in them.

  1. Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland: Argyll, An Inventory of the Monuments, Vol. 1, Kintyre1st, , Glasgow (1971) Inventory of the monuments in the area of Kintyre..