House sign ‘Zum Stockfisch’

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

You find this house sign on a Renaissance building in Erfurt, generally known as the Haus zum Stockfisch (House to the Stockfish). Today, the building 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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