Tyne and Wear HER(1205): Jarrow, Anglo-Saxon grave-marker - Details
Jarrow, Anglo-Saxon grave-marker
Religious Ritual and Funerary
Lower part of a grave-marker in medium-grained, massive, micaceous sandstone, 24 cm high x 32 cm wide x 10.5 cm deep. Broken and damaged. The lower part of a relief cross-edged by flat-band moulding, with the remains of an inscription on either side. Late 7th century - early 8th century. Found in 1970 during archaeological excavations.
<< HER 1205 >> J. Higgitt, 1979, The dedication inscription at Jarrow and its context, Antiquaries Journal, LIX, pl. 64 R.J. Cramp, 1984, Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture, Vol. I, Part 1, p. 110, fig. 14, pl. 94 (506-9) (Jarrow 12)