Crosier head, in the centre is the Pascal lamb surrounded by a serpent with open mouth

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Details

  • Title

    Crosier head, in the centre is the Pascal lamb surrounded by a serpent with open mouth

  • Associated place

    Sicilia (Sicily) (possible) (possible place of creation)
  • Date

    13th century (1201 - 1300)
  • Material and technique

    ivory and gilt copper, with later additions in silver

  • Material index

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    15 cm (height)
    14.7 cm (width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by Lady Dorothy Long, 1683.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 41 | England 400 - 1600
  • Museum department

    Antiquities

  • Accession no.

    AN1685.A.600

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Further reading

Katherine Wodehouse (general editor), The Ashmolean Museum Crossing Cultures Crossing Time (Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford, 2014), p.138, illus. p.138

Warren, Jeremy, Vol 2 Medieval and Renaissance Sculpture in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum Publications, 2014), 149, p.518, illus. 519

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