Pictish stone discovered in Shetland

From 24 Hour Museum: Unique Pictish Stone Discovered by Gravedigger in Shetland.

An intriguing discovery of a carved Pictish stone has been made in Shetland, at a site known for yielding Pictish treasures.

The sculptured stone engraved with mysterious symbols — identifiably Pictish — was turned up in Cunningsburgh, where another carved stone was found in 1992. Shetland, though somewhat isolated then as now, was part of the Pictish kingdom which stretched across northern Scotland in the country’s pre-Christian era from 400-800AD. [continue, see photo]