The Pictish Beast

The Pictish Beast

The “Pictish Beast“, as depicted on the Dyce Stones, near Aberdeen.

The Picts were the aboriginal people of the North-East of Scotland at the time of the Romans and their influence can be seen in the standing stones throughout the area.

The Pictish Beast, which accounts for about 40% of all Pictish animal depictions, has not been identified with any real animal, but suggestions include a dolphin, a seahorse, a salmon, or a kelpie.

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