|18 April 2002
|Clonmacnois monastic site, Co. Offaly.
|Cross 3.15 m high and 1.45 m across
|54 cm x 38 cm thick
|75 cm high x 1.2 m x 1.07 m
|Each panel of the Cross of the Scriptures at Clonmacnois, Co. Offaly, is framed separately. The cross shaft and base have
roll moulding at their edges, and each panel is separated by a projecting frame. It is noticeable that the arms of the cross
|W3 Soldiers cast lots for Jesus' clothes. New Testament.
|Three figures are depicted in this panel, all three surround a central garment, T shaped. The central figure of the three
(soldiers) appears to have a knife. The soldiers on either side of the central soldier are holding spears diagonally across