Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Lübeck
Hansestadt Lübeck

Schleswig-Holstein

Moislinger Allee 5-7
(Merkurhaus)

Merkur

Mercury

Messenger of the gods and god of trade, merchants, and travel, in Roman (Mercurius) and Greek (Ἑρμῆς - Hermes) mythology
(Wikipedia: Mercury - Hermes)
Rolf Goerler
1985

Lübeck /  Merkur   Lübeck /  Merkur

Description

Limestone stylized figure of Mercury with a money-bag. On the sides are reliefs on the sides, showing:

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Lübeck - Merkur
Europa and the Bull
Lübeck - Merkur
Man with four cows
Lübeck - Merkur
Figure with pan flute and a sitting figure

Inscription(s)

Signed: MERKUR | rolf goerler | sculpcit [!] | 1985

Sculptor

Sources & Information

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Location (N 53°51'53" - E 10°40'28")

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