Tyne and Wear HER(1206): Jarrow, Anglo-Saxon inscribed slab - Details
Jarrow, Anglo-Saxon inscribed slab
Religious Ritual and Funerary
Fragment of an upright slab, in medium-grained yellow sandstone, 11.5 cm high x 9.5 cm wide x 4.5 cm deep. Unworn, with a fragmentary inscription in seriffed Anglo-Saxon capitals, framed on the one complete side by roll moulding. Dated to the late 7th century to early 8th century. Found in 1971 during archaeological excavations.
<< HER 1206 >> J. Higgitt, 1979, The dedication inscription at Jarrow and its context, Antiquaries Journal, LIX, 361-4, pl. 65B R.J. Cramp, 1984, Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture, Vol. I, Part 1, pp. 110, 112, pl. 94 (510-13) (Jarrow 13)