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Circular plaster cast from the seal of the Cathedral Church, Durham, showing a bust of Jupiter Serapis, bearded and wearing a modius turned slightly to the left. With inscription.
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Diameter: 38 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- This object is an antiquarian cast or impression made from an original wax seal or produced from a seal matrix. It was originally held at the Society of Antiquaries, London, and donated to the British Museum in 2000. It was part of a large donation of almost three-hundred seal casts which can be searched on Collections Online under the number range 2000,0103.1-291.
Taken from an original seal impression 1261. G.B. example, Eg.,ch.523. Se also, Harl., ch.44, D19.
Dugdale, Mon. Angl. Vol. I, pl.III ,f.2
Surtees, Durham vol.iv, pl.vi, ff.5,6
Smith, Baeda p.721
Raine, History of North Durham p.53
- Not on display
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- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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