The lintel above a door in Southwell Minster features the Archangel Michael fighting off a Norse-style ribbon beast. This drawing shows a detail of the ribbon beast. The lintel is probably an eleventh-century grave cover that was recarved and decorated in the twelfth century and placed into a new position.
- Monumental stone
- circa 1000 — 1170
- Viking Designs
- Southwell Minster, Southwell, Nottinghamshire
- decorative, drawing, grave_cover, Nottinghamshire, sculpture, stone, tympanum, Urnes
You can see the original at Southwell Minster, Southwell, Nottinghamshire.
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Drawn by Adam Parsons of Blueaxe Reproductions
Paul Everson and David Stocker, Nottinghamshire (Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture XII), Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015, pp. 182-5, 231-6.