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seal-impression / seal

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1867,1001.8

  • Description

    Pointed oval bronze seal-matrix of Thomas of Brackenbury with a ridge and loop at the back. A pelican in her piety. Legend, within pearled borders. With wax impression.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 13thC
  • Production place

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 3.5 centimetres
    • Width: 2.2 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Content

        +S'ThOME DE BRAKENBERI
  • Curator's comments

    Text from 'Catalogue of British Seal-Dies in the British Museum', A.B. Tonnochy, London 1952, cat. no. 561.
    Found in the Seine at Paris in 1867.

  • Bibliography

    • Tonnochy 1952 561 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1882

  • Acquisition notes

    Found 1867.

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number

    1867,1001.8


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