Large sterling silver Celtic Fahan Mura cross with pyritized Pleuroceras ammonite fossil matrix (Germany), fossil 185 million years old.
Irish inscription on back: Is maith an scéalai´ an aimsir.
Translation: Time is a good storyteller.
3"m 76mm tall, not including bail. This is a large dramatic cross.
St Mura's Cross is located in an ancient monastic site in Fahan, County Donegal. This rare 'slab' type cross is generally believed to be the precursor to the typical Celtic High crosses associated with Ireland. St Mura lived in the 6th century and was a relative and disciple of St Columba.
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