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Crucifix (Penal cross)

Crucifix (Penal cross)


A wooden cross, known as a penal cross, carved with a simple human figure. It is dated 1799 on the reverse and the letters IN are carved over the head. There is a suspension loop at the top. This type of cross is believed to be a souvenir from the pilgrimage site at Lough Derg, Co. Donegal.

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