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Sarcophagus lid of unknown person(s)

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 3449
Name Sarcophagus lid of unknown person(s)
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Utrecht, Jacobikerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Sarcophagus (lid)
Short description Tapered stone lid
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1000-1300
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [128] St. Jacobuskerk (Jacobskerk; Jacobikerk) (St James's Church), Utrecht
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
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 only the lid of the sarcophagus remains
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
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
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth
Completeness Incomplete: pieces missing due to the break
Condition The lid is broken and 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
  • Arkema, Emmy; Baars, Hans, Graven en begraven in de kerk ( 2011), 21
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Sarcophagus (lid) of [3449] Sarcophagus lid of unknown person(s)

Indication of part
Indication of part Sarcophagus (lid)
Short description
Short description Tapered stone lid
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1000-1300
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Utrecht, Jacobikerk
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 'Machutuskapel' (chapel of St Machutus)
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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