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Floor slab of unknown person (fragment(s))

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 3271
Name Floor slab of unknown person (fragment(s))
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Fransum, Nederlands Hervormde Kerk
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 an inscription, and possibly a mark below
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1500-1600
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [790] Kerk van Fransum (Church of Fransum), Fransum
Arguments
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)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons not applicable (only one person mentioned/depicted)
Relation specification
Additional remarks The large letters do not allow for commemorating more than one person in the inscription at the top of the slab
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 sandstone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 63 x 44 x 0
Completeness Incomplete: a fragment
Condition The slab 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
  • mark(s)
Specification possibly a mark in the centre
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 702-6
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [3271] Floor slab of unknown person (fragment(s))

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Fragment of a stone slab with an inscription, and possibly a mark below
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 63 x 44 x 0
Date
Year 1500-1600
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Fransum, Nederlands Hervormde Kerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The slab is located near the choir
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 across the top of the fragment
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Int iaer ons he[...] [...] [...]ghes voer Sunte [...].
Translation
English translation In the year of our [Lord] [...] [...day] before Saint [...].
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Roman majuscules
Inscription mentioning
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The inscription is incomplete
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