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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 3531
Name Floor slab of unknown person(s) (fragment(s))
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Present location unknown
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Fragment of a large stone slab with an inscription along the edge
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1200-1299
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [369] Franciscanen (Oude of Wilde Minderbroeders) (Convent of Franciscan Friars (Old or Wild Friars Minor)), Maastricht
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
  • based on research (literature, archival or archaeological research)
Specification The fragment was excavated in the garden on the south side of the church in the 1970s
Still in original institution? yes
Location inside the institution
In situ? no
(Probable) original location
  • 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)
  • [6550] 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 remaining part 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 grey Meuse stone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 140 x 144 x 20
Completeness Incomplete: a fragment. Middle section of the original slab. The bottom of the fragment is cut off diagonally.
Condition The fragment 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
Specification
  • Tummers, H. A. , Begraven en grafzerken in de oude Minderbroederskerk te Maastricht, in: Venner, G.H.A.; Hall, J.H.M.M. van; Haye, R. de la, Achter de Minderbroeders. Opstellen over bijzondere stukken en voorwerpen van het Rijksarchief in Limburg (Maastricht 1996), 11-35, 23-24, 30; no. 17
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [3531] 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 large stone slab with inscription along the edge
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 140 x 144 x 20
Date
Year 1200-1299
Specified date
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification The date of death begins with 'ducentesimo' (1200)
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Present location unknown
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution According to Tummers (1996) the fragments are present in Maastricht, in the Regionaal Historisch Centrum Limburg (RHCL). The fragments, however, have not been located there.
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 possibly along all four edges of the slab originally
Language(s)
Languages
  • Latin
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription [...]s qui obiit in vigil [...]/ [Anno] Domini millesimo du[centesimo]
Translation
English translation [...] who died on the eve [...]/ in the year of the Lord twelve hundred [...]
Dutch translation [...] die stierf op de vooravond [...]/ in het jaar des Heren twaalfhonderd [...]
Lay–out
Lay-out majuscules
Inscription mentioning
Name [6550] unknown person (unknown)
Sex unknown
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The fragment shows an inscription along two edges of the slab

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 6550
Personal details
Name unknown person
Sex unknown
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks He/she died in the 13th century
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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