Record Details

NHER Number:37303
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval crucifix figurine

Summary

A late 12th to early 13th century enamelled figure of Christ from a Limoges crucifix was recovered during beet hoeing.

Images

  • A medieval Christ figure from Runcton Holme. The figure was once attached to a crucifix.  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service and S. White

Location

Grid Reference:TF 6259 0784
Map Sheet:TF60NW
Parish:RUNCTON HOLME, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

May 2002. Found whilst beet hoeing.
Remarkable robed figure of Christ from a Limoges crucifix, enamelled late 12th or early 13th century.
Further details to follow.
See (S1) in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 10 July 2002.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • CRUCIFIX (12th Century to 13th Century - 1150 AD? to 1250 AD?)
  • FIGURINE (12th Century to 13th Century - 1150 AD? to 1250 AD?)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Illustration: Finds Illustrations.
---Monograph: Smarzonski, H. & Netzer, N.. 1986. Medieval Objects in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: Medieval Enamels and Glass.. Vol I.
---Illustration: White, S.. 2002. Finds Illustration.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2003. Journey ends for old icon. 17 April.
---Photograph: 2002. KTJ 20-27, Medieval figure of christ..
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Robinson, J. (BM). 2002. Figure from Wallington, Norfolk.

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30527Part of: Wallington Park (Monument)

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