Muiredach Cross - 196
Muiredach's Cross is the finest of its kind in Ireland. It is a massive 17 ft. 8 in., 10th century monolith is remarkably well preserved despite more that 1000 years of weathering. It is found at Monasterboice, which was found in the 5th century by a disciple of St. Patrick called St. Buite, along with the ruins of two churches and a Round Tower.
- Center: The Last Judgment shows Christ in Glory surrounded by a crowd of resurrected souls.
- The devil stands on his left clutching a pitchfork, ready to chase the damned souls to Hell.
- Below Christ's feet are the scales of judgment.
- Top: St. Anthony and St. Paul meeting in the desert.
From: Monasterboice, Co. Louth, Ireland
Dimensions: 15 ½” x 7 ½”
Due to the hand casting and proprietary staining process, each of my plaques is unique. Each cross comes with a hanger embedded in the stone. The cross comes with a descriptive tag describing the original stone, explanation of the design or information on where the cross is located.
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