Symbols – Picts – Sacred site - Smithy [Anvil, hammer and tongs]
Type of Spiritual Experience
A description of the experience
All symbols of The Smith. Anvils can occur on their own, or together as for example on the back of the Dunfallandy stone. There is also an anvil at the foot of the Abernethy round tower.
The Smith used sound to promote spiritual experience and the building used to do this was the round tower. Thus any symbol describing the Smith was also indicating the existence of the Round Tower used by the Smith