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|Name:||Medieval copper alloy altar plaques|
Four plaques depicting the Passion of Christ, originally from a Romanesque portable altar, were found nailed to the door of a brasier in Aylsham in 1749. The location of the plaques is now unknown.
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Summer 1749. Found nailed to the door of a brasier's in Aylsham, having been removed from a cabinet.
Four copper alloy plates originally from a Romanesque portable altar, depicting the Passion of Christ.
Two plates obtained by Thomas Barber of Great Yarmouth who gave rubbings of them to the Society of Antiquaries. Locations of all four plates not now known.
See discussion and copies of rubbings in (S1).
E. Rose (NLA), 13 January 1997.
- ALTAR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- PLAQUE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
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Sources and further reading
|<S1>||Article in Serial: Goodall, J.. 1996. A Lost Romanesque Portable Altar.. Antiquaries Journal. pp 265-5, plate. |
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