Buntingdon Figure by Medieval

Unidentified standing figure priest or apostle or saint.

Details

Category:
Religious
Medium:
Silver Dimensions: 4 cm
Art Fund grant:
£20,000 ( Total: £50,000)
Acquired in:
2000
Vendor:
Department for Culture, Media and Sport

Elongated stance, head covered by hood, tunic belted at waist, flowing drapery is split on the sides to reveal decorative embroidered lining. Right hand in front of chest, left hand broken off.

Provenance

Found at Mundensbury Farm, Great Munden, Hertfordshire in 1999. Declared treasure 4 Nov 99.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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