Cross

Cross

Purchased from the Dublin Museum in 1903 for £32 10s. The taking of the cast by Messrs Goodfellow was organised by the Dublin Museum

Original:

Cross
Sculptor unknown
Early 10th century
Green sandstone
Churchyard of Monasterboice, Louth, Ireland

Carve with scenes from the Old and New Testaments, Signs of the Zodiac, and other subjects, to commemorate Muiredach, Abbot of Monasterboice (d. 923).