Sculptural fragment from a knight’s tomb

Description
This was part of a stone effigy from a tomb and shows a knight’s head, wearing chainmail and lying on a cushion. It was found in Bedford Street, Exeter, on the site of the medieval Dominican Friary.
Accession Loan No.
75/1995
Simple Name
sculpture
Full Name
sculpture of the head of a Knight’s tomb, Exeter Dominican Friary
Collector / Excavator
Gidleigh, John
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Common Name
sculptural fragment from a knight’s tomb
Material
stone; Caen stone
Period Classification
Medieval (1200-1500)
Collection Class
Architectural fragments
Collection Contintent
Europe
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Year Low
1260
Production Year High
1300
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Site Name
Dominican Friary
Created At
2016-10-13 15:45:28
Updated At
2016-10-13 15:45:28