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Grave Marker

Image credit: Glastonbury Abbey

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A 'grave marker carved on one face with an Agnus Dei (Lamb of God) in relief and surrounded by beading. On the other face is a crouching beast holding a severed human head between its front paws. It has been reused as a gravestone at a later date and initials carved below the Agnus Dei'. (Roberta Gilchrist and Cheryl Green, 'Glastonbury Abbey: Archaeological Investigations 1904–79', Society of Antiquaries of London, 2015)

Glastonbury Abbey



Grave Marker


11th C–12th C


Doulting limestone


H 61 x W 43 x D 26 cm (E)

Accession number


Acquisition method

found on the abbey site

Work type


Signature/marks description

carved below the Agnus Dei: J. A. D.


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Glastonbury Abbey

The Abbey Gatehouse, Magdalene Street, Glastonbury, Somerset BA6 9EL England

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