Stone statue of Roland in front of a gothic tower. The iron fence around the statue - including an information sign - is no longer present.
No longer present.
1385 erste Erwähnung eines Rolandstandbildes
1445/46 Enstehung der jetzigen Sandsteinfigur
1848 erhielt der Roland ein neugotisches Gehäuse
1980 originalgetreue Wiederherstellung
der 1945 beschädigten Aufbauten
The Zerbst Roland statue was built in 1445 as a symbol of the freedom of the city as a 9 m high sandstone figure, made by by Master Curd. Later a canopy was made and an iron fence with Anhalt Bears at the corners. Damaged in 1945, and in 1980 restored.
- Meister Curd, 15th century sculptor in Zerbst.
Sources & Information
Location (N 51°58'7" - E 12°5'3")
Item Code: desa046; Photograph: 2 September 2012
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