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Sarcophagus lid of unknown person(s); floor slab of Tveen [...] and possibly other person(s)

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 3703
Name Sarcophagus lid of unknown person(s); floor slab of Tveen [...] and possibly other person(s)
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Leeuwarden, Grote of Jacobijnerkerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Sarcophagus (lid)
Short description Stone lid/slab with staves(?) in the centre, contours of semicircular figures along the sides; a text field and a mark at the top (added later)
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1000-1200
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [190] Dominicanen (Jacopijnen) (Convent of Dominican Friars (Jacopijnen)), Leeuwarden
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 no photograph is available
Original function sarcophagus lid (based on the decorations)
Change in function changed into a floor slab
Remarks about function
Name Tveen [...]
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [6890] Tveen [...] (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons no information about the commemorated party (one or more persons)
Relation specification This concerns the later use of the object (as a floor slab)
Additional remarks • The original commemorated party - for whom the sarcophagus lid was made - is unknown. • It is unlikely that there was any relation between the person(s) commemorated on the slab and the person(s) buried in the sarcophagus. • It is unclear whether other person(s) besides Tveen [...] were commemorated in the text field which was added later: the inscription is worn.
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 212 x 75 x 0
Completeness
Condition The lid/slab is worn
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • other
  • inscription(s) added
Specification A text field and a mark added at the top of the slab in the 16th century
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
  • mark(s)
Specification A mark at the top, below the text field
  • Engels, M.H.H.; Dolk, W., Grote of Jacobijner Kerk, grafregister 1768 - ca. 1800, http://www.mpaginae.nl/GroteKerk/grafregister.htm; 113 regel 17, G 113
  • Engels, M.H.H.; Dolk, W.; Broersma, R.J., Grote of Jacobijner Kerk, grafregister 1768 - ca. 1800, http://docplayer.nl/39259899-Grote-of-jacobijner-kerk-grafregister-ca.html, 38; G 113
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [3703] Sarcophagus lid of unknown person(s); floor slab of Tveen [...] and possibly other person(s)

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone lid/slab with staves(?) in the centre, contours of semicircular figures along the sides; a text field and a mark at the top (added later)
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 212 x 75 x 0
Date
Year 1000-1200
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
Specification
Additional remarks date of reuse: ca. 1568
Holding institution
Holding institution Leeuwarden, Grote of Jacobijnerkerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
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 text field at the top of the lid/slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Anno 1568 den [29 o?][...] sterf Tveen [...] Tve[n?] [...][z?][...].
Translation
English translation In the year 1568, the [29th of O?][...] died Tveen [...].
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out
Inscription mentioning
Name [6890] Tveen [...] (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The inscription is worn and difficult to read

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • religious attributes or symbols
  • geometric patterns
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) Staves(?) (crosiers?) in the centre and contours of semicircular figures along the sides (the original decorations of the sarcophagus lid)
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 6890
Personal details
Name Tveen [...]
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1568
Additional remarks
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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