Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Heidelberg
Stadt Heidelberg

Baden-Württemberg

Schloßberg
(Schloßgarten)

Vater-Rhein-Brunnen oder Neptunsbrunnen

Father Rhine Fountain or Neptune's Fountain

Poseidon (Ποσειδῶν) in Greek, or Neptunus, in Roman mythology
god of water and the sea
(Wikipedia: Poseidon and Neptune)
(artist?)
1618/19

Heidelberg /  Vater-Rhein-Brunnen oder Neptunsbrunnen   Heidelberg /  Vater-Rhein-Brunnen oder Neptunsbrunnen

Description

Sandstone statue of a bearded god (Rhine or Neptune) lying between rocks.

Sculptor

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Location (N 49°24'36" - E 8°43'9")

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Item Code: debw058; Photograph: 26 September 2011
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