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Grotesque Head
Grotesque Head

Photo credit: Glastonbury Abbey

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A 'comic, grotesque head with bulging, drilled eyes and wide mouth drilled at either side with the tongue in the centre'. (Roberta Gilchrist and Cheryl Green, 'Glastonbury Abbey: Archaeological Investigations 1904–79', Society of Antiquaries of London, 2015)

Glastonbury Abbey

Glastonbury


Date

11th C–12th C

Medium

Doulting limestone

Measurements

H 22 x W 27 x D 16 cm (E)

Accession number

S695

Work type

Sculpture


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Glastonbury Abbey

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

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