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Sarcophagus lid(?) of unknown person(s); now a tympanum

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 206
Name Sarcophagus lid(?) of unknown person(s); now a tympanum
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Kimswerd, Laurentiuskerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Sarcophagus (lid)
Short description Semicircular stone with branches and leaves issuing from the mouth of a male head, a worn square below the head, and cords along the edge
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1100-1300
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [649] St. Laurentiuskerk (St Lawrence's Church), Kimswerd
Arguments
Specification
Still in original institution? probably yes
Location inside the institution
In situ? no
(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
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function Sarcophagus lid?
Change in function Altered into a tympanum
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 52 x 117 x 0
Completeness Unclear
Condition The stone is worn
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Kolman, Chris; Broekhoven, Sabine; Ginkel-Meester, Saskia van; Stenvert, Ronald, Monumenten in Nederland, Frysl├ón, Friesland (Zeist/Zwolle 2000), 183
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Known locally as the 'Groene Man' (Green Man), i.e. a representation of a face surrounded by or made from leaves

Sarcophagus (lid) of [206] Sarcophagus lid(?) of unknown person(s); now a tympanum

Indication of part
Indication of part Sarcophagus (lid)
Short description
Short description Semicircular stone with branches and leaves issuing from the mouth of a male head, a worn square below the head, and cords along the edge
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 52 x 117 x 0
Date
Year 1100-1300
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Kimswerd, Laurentiuskerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The stone is located above the northern entrance
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)
  • flowers/plants
  • human figures (incl. skeletons and skulls)
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) Branches and arrow-shaped leaves issuing from the mouth of a male head, with a worn square below. Twisted cords and drove work along the edges.
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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