Bronze sculpture showing four persons as the central column in a fountain basin. The figures - Roland, a witch and two Nordhausen eccentric characters - are since 1955 the Roland group and the Nordhausen Roland Fest.
At the base a dog is climbing upwards.
- Roland, with his foot on his shield.
- Hexe / Witch, holding a scale.
- Prof. Zwanziger - Johann Ferdinand Zwanziger (Nordhausen 1844 - Nordhausen 1919), glover, Nordhausen eccentric character
- Der alte Ebersberg / The old Ebersberg - Karl Ebersberg (Nordhausen 1826 - Nordhausen 1893), market master, gardener, innkeeper of the Riesenhaus, Nordhausen character
Four different gargoyles are below the figures.
- Heinz Beberniß (Diemitz 1920 - Halle/Saale 2012),
German sculptor and painter
Sources & Information
Location (N 51°30'18" - E 10°47'42")
Item Code: deth061; Photograph: 12 August 2013
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