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Knocknagael (The Boar Stone)

July 11, 1999
Inverness, Invernesshire
Map Ref: NH 662 448

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[Highland Region]
Knocknagael: whole stone

This is a Class I Pictish stone. Until 1991, the stone rested in its original location in a field. It was moved to the Highland Council Headquarters in Inverness to provide protection from weather and vandalism in a joint venture between Historic Scotland and the Highland Regional Council. It has a fine looking boar carving with a much fainter mirror case.


The photos have been touched up to bring out the carvings.
Knocknagael: Boar symbol
Knocknagael: Mirror symbol Knocknagael: Other side