Early Christian Carved Figure 5, White Island

NISMR No.: FER 173:002 Monument Type: Early Christian figures One of eight stone early Christian figures located at White Island ecclesiastical settlement. Figure has distinctive curly hair, and holds the necks of two part-bird, part-animal creatures; these may be gryphons, symbolizing the dual nature of Christ, part human, part divine. A panel of broad-ribbon interlace on the right hand side of this stone creates the impression of a decorated chair.

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