Limoges mount

Photo: Sussex Archaeological Society CC BY SA2.0
Object type: Mount
Period: Medieval
Primary material: Copper alloy
Date found: 19/07/2021
Location: Wealden, East Sussex


The mount is of a robed male figure, probably a saint. These types of mount, depicting saints, were produced in Limoges between the late twelfth and early thirteenth century in order to be affixed to crucifixes and reliquaries.