Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Bad Cannstatt
Stadt Stuttgart

Baden-Württemberg

Wilhelmsplatz

Merkur

Mercury

Messenger of the gods and god of trade, merchants, and travel, in Roman (Mercurius) and Greek (Ἑρμῆς - Hermes) mythology
(Wikipedia: Mercury - Hermes)
Ubbo Enninga
1984/93

Bad Cannstatt /  Merkur   Bad Cannstatt /  Merkur

Description

Modern statue of a man - Mercury.

Inscription(s)

ubbo enninga
MERKUR
1984-1993 gestiftet von
fam. kunzi + stellwaag

Annotation

Unveiled 9 March 1994.

Mercurius' attributes

Mercurius/Hermes is usually depicted as a young man wearing winged shoes (talaria) and a winged hat (petasos), and carrying the caduceus, a herald's staff with two entwined snakes that was Apollo's gift to Hermes

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 48°48'11" E 9°13'0"

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