Simple cross of lead, now mounted on wood

Made:
1348-1349 CE

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Simple cross of lead, now mounted on wood, placed on corpse of victim of Black Death, from site of Grey Friars, London, 1348-1349

Details

Category:
Classical & Medieval Medicine
Object Number:
A654858
Materials:
card, lead, wood
type:
mortuary cross
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • cross - visual work

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