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From realism to caricature: reflections on Insular depictions of animals and people

From realism to caricature: reflections on Insular depictions of animals and people

Alcock, Leslie

Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 128 (1998), 515-536

ABSTRACT

Typical seventh- to ninth-century AD depictions, on stone and vellum and in metal, of animals and people, mostly from northern Britain, are displayed and their purposes and iconology are discussed.

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