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Floor slab of unknown person(s)

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2278
Name Floor slab of unknown person(s)
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Nijmegen, Museum Het Valkhof
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with an inscription
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1200-1250
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [940] St. Maria Magdalenaklooster (Ter Nonnen/Wittevrouwen) (St Mary Magdalene's Convent), Nijmegen
Arguments
  • based on research (literature, archival or archaeological research)
Specification In 1980, the slab was discovered on the site of the former convent
Still in original institution? no
Location inside the institution
In situ? no
(Probable) original location
  • in the church/chapel (exact location unknown)
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 the object is too damaged or no photograph is available
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [7155] unknown person (unknown)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons no information about the commemorated party (one or more persons)
Relation specification
Additional remarks Unknown whether the slab commemorated one or more persons: the legible text may be only a fraction of the original inscription
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
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth
Completeness
Condition
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance St. Maria Magdalenaklooster (Ter Nonnen), Nijmegen; Museum Het Valkhof, Nijmegen (since 1980).
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2278] Floor slab of unknown person(s)

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with an inscription
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1228
Specified date
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Nijmegen, Museum Het Valkhof
Collection
Collection identifier 1980.03.110
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription location on the slab unknown
Language(s)
Languages
  • Latin
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription [...]simo C[...]vicesimo VIII in vigilia copiv [...] obiit [...].
Translation
English translation [...] in 1228 [...] on the eve of ??? died [...].
Dutch translation [...] in 1228 [...] op de vooravond van ??? stierf [...].
Lay–out
Lay-out
Inscription mentioning
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The holiday ('copiv') cannot be identified.

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 7155
Personal details
Name unknown person
Sex unknown
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1228
Additional remarks
Social standing
Status
Arguments
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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