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Macduffie of Colonsay Grave-slab

Macduffie of Colonsay Grave-slab


Replica in sandstone of the 1539AD graveslab of Murchardus MacDuffie of Colonsay.

The design includes a claymore, a galley and a depiction of a deer-hunt. The original carried an inscription in latin, 'Here lies Murchardus MacDuffie of Colonsay who died in the year of our Lord 1539; and Mariota MacLean caused me to be made' and can be found on the Island of Oronsay. There is a fine cast of it in the National Museum of Scotland.

60cm tall by 16cm wide. 10kg.


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