Lead Mortuary Cross

Made:
1340-1350 CE in England

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Lead mortuary cross from victim of the Great Plague of 1348, unsigned, English, 1340-1350.

Details

Category:
Classical & Medieval Medicine
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A9076
Materials:
complete and lead
type:
mortuary cross
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • cross - visual work