Used by church dignitaries if on a journey and out of reach of church for mass.

Richly carved with images of the apostles within arcades on the long sides. At one end is a representation of the Crucifixion with St John and the Virgin, and at the other, Christ in Majesty with symbols of the Evangelists.

British Museum

Great Russell Street, London, Greater London, WC1B 3DG
020 7323 8181

Opening times

Daily, 10am – 5.30pm (Fri until 8.30pm) Closed 24 – 26 Dec and 1 Jan