Sphinx; Bismarck Monument - Berlin, Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Bernd das Brot Team
N 52° 30.953 E 013° 20.986
33U E 388021 N 5819698
Quick Description: A Sphinx sculpture as part of the Bismarck National Monument
Location: Berlin, Germany
Date Posted: 1/26/2019 10:27:30 PM
Waymark Code: WMZZ56
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wayfrog
Views: 6

Long Description:

A Sphinx sculpture is part of the Bismarck National Memorial in Berlin.

The Sphinx is accompanied by a Sibyl, an ancient Greek oracle.

The sculptures surrounding the Bismarck-Statue are supposed to highlight Bismarck's virtues. In this statue, both the Spinx and the Sibyl are symbolizing "Bismarck's wisdom."

The Bismarck National Memorial was created in 1901 to honor Otto Fürst von Bismarck as the Founding Father of the German Empire. For an extensive description of the entire monument see our waymark.

Statue Name: Bismarck National Monument

Style: Egyptian

Medium: Bronze

Head Type: Woman

Website: [Web Link]

Street Address:
Bismarck National Memorial
Großer Stern
Berlin, BE Germany

Specify Other Head: Not listed

Head Namesake: Not listed

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