scallop cap with nail-head decoration

Image of the feature "VI. Loose Sculpture: Ex-situ stone in site museum: round scalloped capital" at Dunfermline Abbey.

by James King.

A round scalloped capital with tapering bands of nailhead between the cones of the scalloping. There are the remains of a roll necking, but no abacus. It is worked on only two faces, and thus evidently capped a nook shaft.


Dimensions of entire block 0.38m X 0.40m
Front width 0.34m
Height 0.30m
Width of side part of capital 0.24m