The Date and Provenance of the Franks Casket

@article{Vandersall1972TheDA,
  title={The Date and Provenance of the Franks Casket},
  author={Amy L. Vandersall},
  journal={Gesta},
  year={1972},
  volume={11},
  pages={9 - 26}
}
In 1857 Augustus Wollaston Franks purchased from a Paris antique dealer a small (9 x 7 1/2 x 5 1/8 inches) rectangular whalebone casket carved with narrative scenes and inscribed with runes (Fig. 1). Ten years later, while Keeper of the Department of British and Mediaeval Antiquities at the British Museum, Franks presented the object to the museum, complete except for the right side, which was discovered in the Bargello, Florence, in 1890.1 For the past century this monument, sometimes known as… 
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Bucher, Fransois. Medieval A rchitec tural Design Methods, 800-1560, Xl/2 (1972), pp. 37-51. . Micro-Architecture as the Idea of Gothic Theor} and St^le, XV ( 1976), pp. 7 1-90. Cahn, Walter.
Diversity between Panels of the Franks Casket – Spelling and Runic Paleography
The Franks Casket, a small whalebone box from about 700 AD, contains 59 Old English words inscribed in runes. Systematic diff erences between its panels have never called into question the standard

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