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Till Eulenspiegel Brunnen

Till Eulenspiegel Fountain

Till Eulenspiegel
supposed Kneitlingen ca. 1300 - Mölln bei Lübeck 1350
an impudent trickster figure originating in the Middle Low German folklore
(Wikipedia)
Heinrich Apel
1970

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Description

Stone circular fountain basin with a centram column surmounted by a jester. Around the column are eight heads spouting water from their mouths. On the column is a relief of an owl with the text hic fvit (he was here).

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Location (N 52°7'54" - E 11°38'17")

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