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Pictish Crossbowman
Detail of the Drosten Stone, Scotland, 9th Century

St Vigeans Sculptured Stones Museum.
The Drosten Stone is the most important stone in the museum's collection.
It is thought the stone was commissioned by a rich or possibly royal patron, Drosten, in the 9th Century to honour St Vigean who died in 664.

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A Pictish crossbowman from Armies of the Dark Ages 600-1066 by Ian Heath, based on the Drosten Stone