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Sir John Evans's Collections of Artefacts


Medieval Figure in a Shroud

Country of Origin: Britain

Description: Small copper-alloy figurine showing a corpse wrapped in a shroud.

Dimensions: 8.3cm length

Object Period: Medieval

Provenance: Horncastle, Lincolnshire

Museum Accession No.: AN1927.6476

Aquisition History: Presented to the Ashmolean Museum by Sir Arthur Evans in 1927.

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