Grave slab of warrior


With woman’s gravestone on right, from nunnery. The nunnery was established around 1200 BCE, and this stone is c. 1500. The warrior’s stone, c. 1300, represents five generations of the Mackinnon family. They ruled Iona on behalf of the MacDonalds, and appointed family members to key roles in the abbey.

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