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Sarcophagus lid of unknown person(s)

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 3034
Name Sarcophagus lid of unknown person(s)
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Appingedam, Nicolaïkerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Sarcophagus (lid)
Short description Tapered stone lid with a rectangular frame in which three fields showing a cross and geometric patterns
Remarks about category
General date
General date 900-1100
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [63] St. Nicolaaskerk (Nicolaïkerk) (St Nicholas's Church (Nicolaïkerk)), Appingedam
Arguments
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
Grave findings
Additional remarks
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 230 x 80 x 0
Completeness Largely complete: minor losses at the upper right, along the edges
Condition The lid is worn and shows a diagonal crack
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks Width of the lid: 80 cm at the top; 68 cm at the bottom
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 589-83 (p. 33)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Sarcophagus (lid) of [3034] Sarcophagus lid of unknown person(s)

Indication of part
Indication of part Sarcophagus (lid)
Short description
Short description Tapered stone lid with a rectangular frame in which three fields showing a cross and geometric patterns
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 230 x 80 x 0
Date
Year 900-1100
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Appingedam, Nicolaïkerk
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 chapel
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) The rectangular frame is divided into three fields. The top field shows a cross. A vertical line surrounded by geometric shapes (semi-circles, triangles, trapezoids etc) inside the two lower fields.
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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