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Sarcophagus lid of unknown person(s) (fragment(s))

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 1588
Name Sarcophagus lid of unknown person(s) (fragment(s))
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Oldenzaal, Oudheidkamer (Museum Palthehuis)
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Sarcophagus (lid)
Short description Fragments of a tapered stone lid with a Latin cross in relief
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1100-1200
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [33] St. Plechelmusbasiliek (St Plechelm's Basilica), Oldenzaal
Arguments
  • based on research (literature, archival or archaeological research)
Specification The lid was discovered in the north transept of the church in 1930
Still in original institution? no
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; no information on possible other functions
Grave findings
Additional remarks No information is available about possible other functions, because only fragments of the lid of the sarcophagus remain
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 red sandstone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth
Completeness Incomplete: five or six fragments. The lower part of the lid is missing.
Condition The fragments are slightly worn
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance St. Plechelmusbasiliek, Oldenzaal (?-until 1930); transferred to the Oudheidkamer, Oldenzaal (Museum Palthehuis)
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Kuile, E.H. ter, De Nederlandsche Monumenten van Geschiedenis en Kunst, deel IV de provincie Overijssel, eerste stuk: Twente ('s Gravenhage 1934), 100, 106
Other documentation
Additional remarks
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Sarcophagus (lid) of [1588] Sarcophagus lid of unknown person(s) (fragment(s))

Indication of part
Indication of part Sarcophagus (lid)
Short description
Short description Fragments of a tapered stone lid with a Latin cross in relief
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1100-1200
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Oldenzaal, Oudheidkamer (Museum Palthehuis)
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The Oudheidkamer is part of the collection of the museum
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation
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 Latin cross in relief flanked by vertical lines/stripes(?)
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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