Brandsbutt Pictish stone

Stuart  Fellowes

Glasgow, United Kingdom

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Brandsbutt Pictish carved stone, Inverurie Aberdeenshire. Carved circa 500 ad This stone has been restored to some extent after its removal
from a dyke around the year 1900. the symbols comprise of a V-Rod & Crescent above a Z-Rod
and Serpent. On the left of the stone is an inscription in Ogham, an anchien language, and reads
IRATADDOARENS which has been associated with Eddarrnon, a possible rendering of Saint
Ethernances – a local saint.
Such an inscription reinforces the interpretation of at least some symbol stones being personal
memorials

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