The Meigle Sculptured Stone Museum includes 27 carved Pictish stones in the village of Meigle, Scotland. Meigle Stone 2, shown here. Local folklore holds that the representation of Daniel in the lions' den depicts King Arthur's wife Guinevere, known locally as Vanora. Meigle 2 was originally located in the Meigle churchyard. The Picts were a Late Iron Age and Early Medieval Celtic people living in ancient eastern and northern Scotland.
Pictish Symbol stone on The Brough of Birsay. Orkney, Scotland, photograph by by Peter Ward (The Picts were a tribal confederation of Celtic peoples during the Late Iron Age and Early Medieval periods living in eastern and northern Scotland)
Pictish stones are monumental stelae found in Scotland, mostly north of the Clyde-Forth line. The ancestors of modern Scottish people left behind mysterious, carved stones that new research has just determined contain the written language of the Picts, an Iron Age society that existed in Scotland from 300 to 843.