Unknown origin

Springing stone

First half of the 12th century

Springing stone carved in limestone and decorated with two registers of eight parallel rows of hollow stars separated by a flat surface. A springing stone very similar to this one exists in the church of Saint-Nicolas in Caen.

Dimensions of the object
H. 030 m ; l.  0.19 m ; Prof. 0.13 m 

- Thybert H, Inventaire du lapidaire roman du Musée de Normandie, Association Caen-Archéologie, 1992

Musée de Normandie, Caen, Calvados
DSAN 83 1218 282, Dépôt de la Société des Antiquaires de Normandie