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Fragement einer Säulentrommel mit Gusskanälen und Steinmetzzeichen, Kolossalsäule vom Eosanderportal

  • Object
  • Johann Friedrich Eosander; Werkstatt
  • Entstehungsort: Berlin (Stadt); Fundort: Berlin (Stadt)
  • 1707-1713


The craters, shattered walls, and pieces of rubble give an idea of the enormous power of the explosion that destroyed the Eosander Gate. In 1950, the East German government decided to demolish the palace, which had been severely damaged in World War II and was now a burned-out ruin. Before the destruction, specialists were commissioned to document the ruins and conserve individual pieces. The rubble was used to fill in the palace cellar after the detonation.

Detailed information

Involved Persons/Corporate Bodies
Johann Friedrich Eosander; Werkstatt
Period Produced
Exhibition Format
75 x 140 x 100 cm
900 kg
Places / Cultures
Entstehungsort: Berlin (Stadt); Fundort: Berlin (Stadt)
Exhibition Location
UG.224.B2 E0114 Podest
Exhibition & Module
DA02 Palace Basement / DA02 0114 Demolition Pedestal
Owner/Managing Institution
Museum für Vor- und Frühgeschichte - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum für Vor- und Frühgeschichte
Inventory Number
If 23829/1573
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