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France
Ribeauvillé
Haut-Rhin

Alsace

Rue du Temple

Calvaire édicule

Calvary Shrine

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)
Jean Brosch (Broche)
1757(?)/1805

Ribeauvillé /  Calvaire édicule   Ribeauvillé /  Calvaire édicule

Description

Crucifix and statues of Saint Mary and Saint John the Baptist on a pedestal.

Inscription(s)

On the cross:
Mission
Kreuz

Sohn
siehe
deine
Mutter
So
hat Gott
die Welt
geliebt
Nach
der Zerstörung
1793
wider aufgerichtet
am Feste
Kreuz Erhöhung
1805
O
Heiliges Kreuz
sei uns
ge..ößt
Weib
siehe
deinen
Sohn

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 48°11'48" E 7°19'0"

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