Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Rotenburg an der Fulda
Lkr. Hersfeld-Rotenburg

Hessen

Am Kies

Moses

(Hebrew: מֹשֶׁה‎)
Biblical figure, religious leader, lawgiver, and prophet, to whom the authorship of the Torah is traditionally attributed
(Wikipedia)
Martin Schaub
2006

Rotenburg an der Fulda /  Moses   Rotenburg an der Fulda /  Moses

Description

Wooden sculpture of Moses - 4.5 m high - with several attributes, as grapes, a staff with a snake, the Torah, and a hanukkah, and the 'stone' tables with the text זכרה and gedenke respectively.

Annotation

The sculpture stands in front of the former Jewish ritual bath commemorates the mikvah of the once thriving Jewish community in Rotenburg an der Fulda and also represents Jewish religion and tradition with artistic means.

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Location (N 50°59'50" - E 9°43'39")

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Item Code: dehs140; Photograph: 7 August 2013
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