(Dom St. Viktor)
Calvary or Golgotha was the site, outside of ancient Jerusalems early first century walls, at which the crucifixion of Jesus occurred. In religius sculpture, a calvary is a type of monumental public crucifix with two or more adjoining statues
Sculpture group: Three crosses with Christ and the two thieves. Below the crosses are standing John, Mary and Mary Magdalene, and kneeling the founder of the group of figures, Gerhard Berendonck.
Hevs tv siste viator
Pro te conditor orbis
Restat. poplite flexo
Qvis sim. svspice fixvs
Cvlpam morte p. avi
Denvdes capvt atque
Canonicvs xanct. F.C.
The sculpture group was finded by Johannes Berendonck in 1536. After his death in 1553, an epitaph was added. The present statues are replicas.
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Locatie (N 51°39'43" - E 6°27'12") (Satellite view: Google Maps)
Item Code: denw186; Photograph: 1 May 2011
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