Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Burg bei Magdeburg
Lkr. Jerichower Land

Sachsen-Anhalt

Breiter Weg 28

Trommler von Burg

The Drummer of Burg

Figure from a local legend.
(artist?)
date?

Burg bei Magdeburg /  Trommler von Burg   Burg bei Magdeburg /  Trommler von Burg

Description

Bronze statue of a drummer.

Inscription(s)

TROMMLER
VON
BURG

Signature

Unreadable 'seal'.

Annotation

According to legend Burg was once completely tunnelled. The drummer wanted to explore the tunnels. As a sign of life he tapped his drum. After some time the drum was no longer heard. The Burg drummer has disappeared for ever.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 52°16'24" E 11°51'39"

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