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The Entombment

Photo credit: Nottingham City Museums

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This panel show’s Christ’s body, partly enveloped in a shroud, being placed in the tomb following his death on the cross. His mother is the central figure at the top of the panel. Below the tomb sits Mary Magdalene, identified by her symbol or attribute, a pot of ointment.

Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery

Nottingham


Date

1450–1500

Medium

alabaster

Measurements

H 41 x W 25.8 x D 4.8 cm

Accession number

NCM 1925-54

Acquisition method

purchased from Mr George Harding, 1925

Work type

Sculpture


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Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery

Friar Lane, off Maid Marian Way, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 6EL England

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