Fountain with many elwetrische - birdlike mythical creatures. One of them is escaped and found on the fountain on the Market place.
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The Elwetritsch (aka Elwedritsch, Ilwedritsch and so on), plural Elwetritsche or Elwetritschen, in (pseudoscientific) Latin bestia palatinensis) is a birdlike mythical creature which is reported to be found in South-West-Germany, especially in Palatinate.
- Gernot Rumpf (Kaiserslautern 1941),
German sculptor in Neustadt an der Weinstraße , married 1981 with Barbara Rumpf
Location N 49°21'9" E 8°8'19"
Item Code: derp118; Photograph: 20 April 2012
Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
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