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Sarcophagus lid of unknown person(s)

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 1743
Name Sarcophagus lid of unknown person(s)
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Kampen, Bovenkerk (Nederlands Hervormde Kerk)
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Sarcophagus (lid)
Short description Tapered stone lid with geometric patterns
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1075-1125
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [4] St. Nicolaaskerk (Bovenkerk) (St Nicholas's Church), Kampen
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
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; no information on possible other functions
Grave findings
Additional remarks No information is available about possible other functions, because only the lid of the sarcophagus remains
Original function
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 202 x 85 x 0
Completeness Incomplete: part of the upper right corner is missing
Condition Badly worn, damaged and broken
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks Width: 85 cm at the top, 67 cm at the bottom
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Schilder, Kees, Inventaris van de zerken in de Bovenkerk (Kampen 1988), 94; no. 429
Other documentation
SKKN: inventory of the Bovenkerk in Kampen, no. 20
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Sarcophagus (lid) of [1743] Sarcophagus lid of unknown person(s)

Indication of part
Indication of part Sarcophagus (lid)
Short description
Short description Tapered stone lid with geometric patterns
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 202 x 85 x 0
Date
Year 1075-1125
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Kampen, Bovenkerk (Nederlands Hervormde Kerk)
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The lid is located in the north transept, near the north wall of the church
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)
  • geometric patterns
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) Geometric patterns: lozenges and triangles flanking a central vertical line
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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