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Geometric inscriptions

A slate inscribed on one side with geometric lines in the shape of a grid, together with some rough and illegible letters, and on the reverse with a few rough marks.

Anthropomorphic inscriptions

A slate inscribed on one side with some writing, most likely Welsh, as well as a number of lines, some of which possibly depict a human torso and legs and a second pair of human legs.

Anthropomorphic and geometric inscriptions

A slate inscribed on one side with relatively deeply incised lines forming part of a grid pattern. A very similar pattern is to be found on SF 33 and SF 35, however this slate appears to be a separate and distinct image. Also visible is part of th...

Latin epitaph

A slate inscribed on one side with a partial epitaph or pseudo-epitaph 'Hic ia…' and 'ap...', in large outline letters. The letter ‘H’ is particularly decorative, with swirls and shading.The slate is one of five broken fragment...

Anthropomorphic inscription

A slate inscribed on one side with the optical illusion of a human head in profile, showing a different head when inverted. There are also geometric patterns and lines.

Anthropomorphic and zoomorphic inscriptions

A slate inscribed on one side with an arm holding a spear; a large stag with antlers; a dog [?possibly attacking the stag]; another dog lying down; a simple interlace cross; two ox heads face on, one under the other; another animal with long ears;...

Geometric inscriptions

A slate inscribed on one side with deeply incised lines forming part of a grid pattern. This slate and the fragment now SF 35 were formerly two parts of a single larger slate. A very similar grid pattern is also found on SF 31.

Geometric inscriptions

A slate inscribed on one side with deeply incised lines forming part of a grid pattern. This slate and the fragment now SF 33 were formerly two parts of a single larger slate. A very similar grid pattern is also found on SF 31.

Panton Manuscripts

  • GB 0210 MSPANT
  • Fonds
  • [15 cent.]-[19 cent., first ½]

Manuscripts and papers formerly owned by Paul Panton of Plas Gwyn, Anglesey, mainly of Welsh antiquarian, historical and literary interest, including the manuscripts of Evan Evans (Ieuan Fardd); papers of Paul Panton, senior, and Paul Panton, juni...

Panton, Paul, 1727-1797, collector.

The Strata Florida slates

  • GB 0210 STRAFLO
  • Fonds
  • [15 cent.]

Thirty-five inscribed slates from Strata Florida Abbey, Cardiganshire, dated to the fifteenth century. Many of the slates are broken fragments with the inscriptions consequently often being incomplete; all are irregular in shape. The inscriptions ...

Welsh inscription

A slate inscribed on one side with a single line of Welsh, reading 'ys vaw athannedd', and on the other with a Welsh inscription partly reading 'Amorth gor...' and '[?Genn]yf ...'. There are also various geometric pat...

English inscription

A slate inscribed on one side in English: '... wryttyn by dan Jho Hew...'; a good deal of further writing is present but is water-worn.

Latin inscription

A slate inscribed on one side with the words 'Davyd Gwynn monachus', written in outline letters, with '... amen' beneath.

Latin epitaph

A slate inscribed on one side with a partial epitaph, or pseudo-epitaph, reading '...s', '...[a]p ll', '...chus' in large outline letters. There are also fainter outlines of depictions of animals, possibly deer, hunti...

Zoomorphic and geometric inscriptions

A slate inscribed on one side with two zoomorphic sketches, one of which appears to be a dog, together with at least four similar geometric designs, possibly horoscopes. On the reverse face is one other example of the same geometric design.

Inscription

A slate inscribed on one side with a few letters, including p, h and s. There is a reddish colour to this side of the slate (dye or chalk, likely applied at NLW for previous exhibitions).

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