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France
Saint-Hippolyte
Haut-Rhin

Alsace

Place de l'Église 2

Cadran solaire avec blason de Saint-Hippolyte

Sundial with coat of arms of Saint Hippolytus

Alfred Roth
2004

Saint-Hippolyte /  Cadran solaire avec blason de Saint-Hippolyte   Saint-Hippolyte /  Cadran solaire avec blason de Saint-Hippolyte

Description

In the wall of the house is a sandstone sundial with the coat of arms of Saint-Hippolyte, which shows the martyrdom of Saint Hippolyte, who was dragged to death bound by the feet to the tails of two wild horses.

Below the sundial is a stone with the same coat of arms.

Saint-Hippolyte - Cadran solaire avec blason de Saint-Hippolyte Saint-Hippolyte - Cadran solaire avec blason de Saint-Hippolyte

Inscription(s)

d'Sònn
schinnt fèr Alli Litt
(The sun shines for everyone)

Signed: ARoth

Sculptor

Tags

Location (N 48°14'2" - E 7°22'5")

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