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Igeler Säule

Igel Column


(Wikipedia)
Antique Roman or Greek sculptor
3rd century

Igel /  Igeler Säule   Igel /  Igeler Säule

Description

Burial monument of the Secundii family who had made their fortune as cloth merchants. Today the richly decorated Column is the tallest still existing Roman burial column north of the Alps. The column is 23 m (75 ft) high.


South side, central relief

South side, top relief

West side, lower relief

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Location (N 49°42'33" - E 6°32'58")

Item Code: derp026; Photograph: 17 June 2011
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