An alabaster carving found under strange circumstances in seventeenth-century Caerleon and presented to the Ashmolean Museum has now been identified as a depiction of St Michael from a medieval tomb chest. This article places the carving in context and speculates as to its origins. Finally it comments on the strange route by which this quite unexceptional carving has been given pride of place in a prestigious museum.
|Pages (from-to)||31 - 38|
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||The Monmouthshire Antiquary|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2014|