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Fassadenskulpturen des Hauses zum Roten Ochsen

Façade Sculptures of the House of the Red Ox

Planeten und Musen - Planets and Muses
18th century sculptor
1737

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A stone relief frieze between the first and second floor of the 'Haus zum Roten Ochsen' (The Red Ox) shows in nine fields the figures of seven planets, including the Sun and the Moon, and six muses, and above the entrance a red ox.

Erfurt - Fassadenskulpturen des Hauses zum Roten Ochsen
satvrn
Erfurt - Fassadenskulpturen des Hauses zum Roten Ochsen
mars [&] jv | piter
Erfurt - Fassadenskulpturen des Hauses zum Roten Ochsen
sol [&] venvs
Erfurt - Fassadenskulpturen des Hauses zum Roten Ochsen
The Red Ox and the dates 1562 and 1737
Erfurt - Fassadenskulpturen des Hauses zum Roten Ochsen
mer | cvri | us [&] lvna
Erfurt - Fassadenskulpturen des Hauses zum Roten Ochsen
clio [&] evterpa
Erfurt - Fassadenskulpturen des Hauses zum Roten Ochsen
tha | lia [&] erato
Erfurt - Fassadenskulpturen des Hauses zum Roten Ochsen
terpsi | chore [&] vrania

On the top of the gable is a polychrone statue of a bearded soldier with a flag.

Erfurt - Fassadenskulpturen des Hauses zum Roten Ochsen

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Location (N 50°58'39" - E 11°1'42")

Item Code: deth149; Photograph: 12 October 2018
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