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Sarcophagus lid of unknown person(s)

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 3881
Name Sarcophagus lid of unknown person(s)
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Jorwerd, Radboudkerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Sarcophagus (lid)
Short description Tapered stone lid with a central vertical line flanked by lozenges and triangles
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1000-1050
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [204] St. Radboudkerk (St Radboud’s Church ), Jorwerd
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
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function sarcophagus lid (based on the tapered shape and the decorations)
Change in function threshold
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 214 x 82 x 0
Completeness
Condition The lid is worn
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks Width: 82 cm at the top and 61 cm at the bottom
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Martin, H., Vroeg-middeleeuwse zandstenen sarcophagen in Frieland en elders in Nederland (Drachten 1957), 70-71; no. 74
  • Waslander, Christine; Homan, Peter, Dekselse graven. Noordnederlandse grafsculptuur in de elfde en twaalfde eeuw (Meppel 1991)
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Information and photograph provided by Christine Waslander and Peter Homan (inv. no. II 8)

Sarcophagus (lid) of [3881] Sarcophagus lid of unknown person(s)

Indication of part
Indication of part Sarcophagus (lid)
Short description
Short description Tapered stone lid with a central vertical line flanked by lozenges and triangles
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 214 x 82 x 0
Date
Year 1000-1050
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Jorwerd, Radboudkerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility Partly hidden
Remarks about holding institution The lid functions as doorstep of the entrance to the tower
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) A central vertical line flanked by lozenges and triangles
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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