Clarke, David V (2007) Reading the multiple lives of Pictish symbol stones. Medieval Archaeology, 51. pp. 19-39. ISSN 0076-6097

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Abstract

A small number of Pictish symbol stones demonstrate evidence for multiple lives within the Early Historic Period. These stones are reviewed together with their implications for how we view the wider corpus of Pictish stones. The idea that the stones are burial markers is rejected. Instead, it is suggested that they were created in response to, and as a rejection of, Christian missionary activity.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: © 2007 Society for Medieval Archaeology
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
Theme: Material culture: creation and use
Department: Archaeology (to 2011)
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Depositing User: Mark Glancy
Date Deposited: 06 Apr 2010 10:35
Last Modified: 08 Mar 2011 10:01
URI: http://repository.nms.ac.uk/id/eprint/72

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