Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Frankfurt am Main
Stadt Frankfurt am Main

Hessen

Römerberg

Minerva-Brunnen

Minerva Fountain

Athena or Pallas Athena (Παλλὰς Ἀθηνᾶ) in Greek, or Minerva, in Roman mythology the goddess of war, civilization, wisdom, etc. She is often depicted with an owl, which symbolizes her ties to wisdom.
(Wikipedia: Athena and Minerva)
Friedrich Schierholz
1893/94 (1984)

Frankfurt am Main /  Minerva-Brunnen   Frankfurt am Main /  Minerva-Brunnen

Description

Sandstone statue of Minerva on a column.

Annotation

The present statue is a copy of 1984 from the original which was destroyed in 1944.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 50°6'37" E 8°40'57"

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