Medieval crucifix

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Object type: Crucifix
Period: Medieval
Primary material: Copper alloy
Date found: 02/12/2022
Location: Selby, North Yorkshire


A copper alloy crucifix dating to AD 1250 – 1600. It would probably have been attached to a wooden cross and may have incurred the loss of the hand and feet when it was forcibly pulled from it. It is a Find of Note: County Importance.