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
Collection Class
Architectural fragments
Common Name
sculptural fragment from a knight’s tomb
Simple Name
sculpture
Full Name
sculpture of the head of a Knight’s tomb, Exeter Dominican Friary
Dimensions
whole width 400 mm; whole height 450 mm; whole depth 500 mm
Period Classification
Medieval (1200-1500)
Production Year Low
1260
Production Year High
1300
Family Group

Material
stone; Caen stone
Collector / Excavator
Gidleigh, John
Collection Site Name
Dominican Friary, Bedford Circus
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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