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Germany
Frankfurt am Main
Stadt Frankfurt am Main

Hessen

Stephanstraße

Kreuzigungsgruppe Petersfriedhof

Calvary on St. Peters Churchyard

Calvary or Golgotha was the site, outside of ancient Jerusalem's early first century walls, at which the crucifixion of Jesus occurred. In religius sculpture, a calvary is a type of monumental public crucifix with two or more adjoining statues
(Wikipedia)
Hans Backoffen & Edwin Hüller
1509/10 (copy 1980)

Frankfurt am Main /  Kreuzigungsgruppe Petersfriedhof   Frankfurt am Main /  Kreuzigungsgruppe Petersfriedhof

Description

Sandstone calvary scene: a crucifix with at the foot St. John the Apostle and St. Mary.

Frankfurt am Main - Kreuzigungsgruppe Petersfriedhof Frankfurt am Main - Kreuzigungsgruppe Petersfriedhof
Frankfurt am Main - Kreuzigungsgruppe Petersfriedhof Frankfurt am Main - Kreuzigungsgruppe Petersfriedhof

Annotation

The original is in the Historical Museum. In 1911 a copy was made by Hermann Jeß, which was damaged in World War II. The present copy dates from 1980 and was made by Edwin Hüller.

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Location (N 50°7'0" - E 8°41'2")

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