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Floor slab of unknown person(s) (fragment(s))

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2643
Name Floor slab of unknown person(s) (fragment(s))
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • 's-Hertogenbosch, St. Janskathedraal
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Fragment of a stone slab with inscription, now only showing a date of death
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1500-1550
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [387] St. Johannes Evangelistkerk (St. Janskathedraal) (St John Evangelist's Church (St John's Cathedral)), 's-Hertogenbosch
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
  • 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)
  • [5082] 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 a single person or more persons: the remainder of the inscription does not provide sufficient information
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 Meuse limestone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 171 x 129 x 0
Completeness Fragment of a larger slab
Condition Worn: the remaining inscription is on the left side of the fragment
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Oudheusden, J.A.F.M. van; Tummers, H. A. , De grafzerken van de Sint-Jan te ’s-Hertogenbosch, http://www.grafzerkensintjan.nl/default.aspx, 150
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks incised number: 539

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2643] Floor slab of unknown person(s) (fragment(s))

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Fragment of a stone slab with inscription, now only showing the date of death
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 171 x 129 x 0
Date
Year 1531
Specified date
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution 's-Hertogenbosch, St. Janskathedraal
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The slab is situated in the south inner aisle of the nave
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 on the left side of the fragment
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription [... st]erf anno XV en XXXI
Translation
English translation [...] died in the year 1531 [...].
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out
Inscription mentioning
Name [5082] Unknown person (unknown)
Sex unknown
Argumentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The incised number 539 is a later ledger mark

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 5082
Personal details
Name Unknown person
Sex unknown
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1531
Additional remarks No information available
Social standing
Status social standing not certain/unknown
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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