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Sarcophagus lid of unknown person(s)

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 102
Name Sarcophagus lid of unknown person(s)
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Augsbuurt-Lutjewoude, Nederlands Hervormde Kerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Sarcophagus (lid)
Short description Tapered stone lid with a particular type of Greek cross ('knotskruis') inside a base on which a staff with a knob flanked by two crosiers, and a 'knotskruis' above
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1100-1200
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [203] Kerk van Lutjewoude (Church of Lutjewoude), Augsbuurt-Lutjewoude
Arguments
Specification
Still in original institution? probably yes
Location inside the institution
In situ?
(Probable) original location
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location)
Additional remarks
Memorial piece
Function
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function liturgical/religious
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function sarcophagus lid (based on the tapered shape and the decorations)
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons
Relation specification
Additional remarks
Name
Composition of the commissioning party
Specification
Members of the commissioning party
Commissioning person(s)
Commissioning Institution(s)
Relation between commissioning party and commemorated party
Relation specification
Additional remarks
Material(s)
  • stone
Specification sandstone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 210 x 75 x 0
Completeness Incomplete: losses along the edges
Condition The lid is worn and damaged, especially at the top. A break in the lower left corner.
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Berg, Herma van den, De Nederlandse Monumenten van Geschiedenis en Kunst, De provincie Friesland, Noordelijk Oostergo, Kollumerland en Nieuw Kruisland ('s Gravenhage 1989), 8, 13
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks A drawing of the lid by Albert Martin (1827-1900) is included in the collection of the Fries Museum

Sarcophagus (lid) of [102] Sarcophagus lid of unknown person(s)

Indication of part
Indication of part Sarcophagus (lid)
Short description
Short description Tapered stone lid with a particular type of Greek cross ('knotskruis') inside a base on which a staff with a knob flanked by two crosiers, and a 'knotskruis' above
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 210 x 75 x 0
Date
Year 1100-1200
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Augsbuurt-Lutjewoude, Nederlands Hervormde Kerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation This lid shares similarities with lids in Diever, Anloo, Vries and Wirdum, respectively MeMO Memorial Objects ID 3359, 1384, 1408 and 1411
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Sarcophagus (lid)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • religious attributes or symbols
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) A particular type of Greek cross ('knotskruis') inside a base on which three staves. The central staff with a knob is flanked by two crosiers. A 'knotskruis' above.
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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