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The Medieval Period (1100AD - 1499AD)

The Medieval Church

Piscina

Period:
Medieval
Description:
Small circular basin carved into the top of a block of grained pink sandstone.  This stone basin would have stood near the church altar.  It was used to drain water used in the Mass.
Materials/Media:
stone, sedimentary rock, sandstone
Dimensions:
height 710mm, width: 290mm, depth 260mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1965.1794
Digital Number:
DMMO013n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council