|Type of record:||Find Spot|
A medieval ampulla with a scallop-shell ornament on one side, and a lily pot with a letter 'R' on the other, found during metal detecting. The lily pot motif refers to the shrine at Walsingham.
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|Grid Reference:||TG 43 15|
|Parish:||ROLLESBY, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK|
May/June 2001. Metal detecting.
Medieval copper alloy ampulla, handles missing, with scallop-shell ornament on one side, and on the other the letter R in a circle beneath the Annunciation lily-pot. The lily-pot refers to the Holy House at Walsingham, and the R to its founder, Richelde. Compare with example in (S1).
Identified by S. Ashley (NLA).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 25 July 2001.
- FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- AMPULLA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|<S1>||Publication: Spencer, B. 1980. Medieval Pilgrim Badges from Norfolk. Vol 41. No 39. |
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