Domitian statue in Millstatt

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The Domitian statue at Millstatt Lake tells about the origins of the name Millstatt

After a short hiking trip in the mountains around Millstatt Lake (Millstättersee) I came across this sculpture showing Domitian throwing an idol into the lake. There is a legend that the name of Millstatt origins from one thousand statues (mille statuae) of pagan gods and goddesses thrown by Domitian into the lake.

The statue was created by Prof. Giorgio Igne from Sacile (Friaul) in 1994.