House sign ‘Zum Stockfisch’ in Erfurt

House sign 'Zum Stockfisch' (To the Stockfish) in Erfurt, Germany

This house sign is placed at a Renaissance building in Erfurt, generally known as the Haus zum Stockfisch (House to the Stockfish). Present-day this edifice houses the municipal museum of Erfurt. [German]

Interesting detail: The inscription is written in an old German.

‘Das Haus stehet in Gottes Hand zum Stockfisch ist genand’
The house is in God’s hand, it is named To The Stockfish’

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  • Travel-by-Photos.com (Photo 1)