Capital from a lavabo

Description
This stone fragment is from St Nicholas Priory in Exeter. Its decoration and shape show it was part of the ‘lavabo’ in the medieval monastery, where the monks washed their hands before eating. Later it had been re-used as part of a drain.
Accession Loan No.
803/1988/2
Simple Name
capital
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Common Name
capital from a lavabo
Material
stone; purbeck marble
Period Classification
Norman (1066-1200)
Collection Class
Architectural fragments
Collection Contintent
Europe
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Site Name
St Nicholas Priory
Created At
2016-10-13 15:45:28
Updated At
2016-10-13 15:45:28

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