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Artifact Identification Monstrance   (1928.06.0002)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
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  5. Religious Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Medieval, 15th century
Culture N/A
Location On Exhibitin the Europe exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 28.6 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 14 cm
Dimension 3 (Width) 6.8 cm
Weight 531 g
Measuring Remarks The third dimension is the width of the "cage-type" section.
Materials Metal--Brass, Glass--Enamel
Manufacturing Processes Forging--Cold, Cast, Enamelling
Munsell Color Information Dark Yellow (Hue 2.5 Y 6/8 ) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

Gilt bronze with enamel

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

_A Guide to the Greek Coin Reproductions from the British Museum that are in the World Heritage Museum Collection_ NOTE: The "Guide" was compiled from information taken from: Hill, G.F. _A Guide to the Principal Coins of the Greeks from Circ. 700 B.C. to A.D. 270, Based on the Work of Barclay V. Head_. University Press, Oxford,j 1965. Head, Barclay V. _A Guide to the Principal Gold and Silver Coins of the Ancients from B.C. 700 to A.D. 1_. Oxford University Press, London, 1895.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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