retour The manorial residence
of Rubercy (Calvados)

Small spherical bell

Second half of the 12th century

This small spherical bell in cuprous alloy, is made from a ring welded on a rectangular shape cut from a sheet, the four branches of which are folded towards the inside. The clapper has disappeared.

Dimensions of the object
12 x 20 mm

- Lorren C, Le Château de Rubercy (Calvados) : étude de la demeure principale (c. 1150-1204)  - Archéologie médiévale, VII, 1977, p. 109-178
- Lorren C, La demeure seigneuriale de Rubercy (milieu du XIIe - début du XIIIe s.)  - Château Gaillard, VIII, colloque de Bad-Muenstereifel, 30 août-4 sept. 1976. Caen : 1977, p. 185-192
- Lorren C, The castle of Rubercy (Calvados) c.1150-1204  - British archaeological reports, International series 121, 1981, p. 103-125

Musée de Normandie, Caen, Calvados
D 87 1 033,  Dépôt DRAC de Basse Normandie