|Máirín Mac Carron
|21 June 2002
|NO 515165 (351500, 716500)
|View of the end panel, on the left side, of the sarcophagus at St Andrews.
|in the grounds of St Andrews Cathedral (now in the museum at United College).
|Stone Type: Sandstone
|5'9'' long, 2'11'' wide, and 2'4'' high.
|The sarcophagus at St Andrews is in the shape of a rectangular box.
|This has a cross in the centre of the panel, within a rectangular frame all decorated with a continous piece of ornament.
|The background of the cross consists of four recessed panels, containing at the left hand upper corner, two small figures
of men sitting facing each other: at the right hand upper corner, four serpents with their tails forming a raised boss of
interlaced-work: at the left hand lower corner, two serpents with their tails forming a raised boss of interlaced work and
a triquetra knot: and at the right hand lower corner, a pair of seated figures, in a slightly different attitude to those
at the top left panel.
|On the narrow edge of the corner-post on the left there is circular interlaced-work.
|On the narrow edge of the corner-post on the right there is a vertical rwo of L-shaped sinkings on a background of interlaced