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The Gerechtigkeitsbrunnen is a 16th century fountain with a life-size statue of Lady Justice, standing blindfolded with scales in her left hand and a sword in her right hand.
The Gerechtigkeitsbrunnen is a 16th century fountain with a life-size statue of Lady Justice, standing blindfolded with scales in her left hand and a sword in her right hand. At her feet are 4 smaller busts representing the Four Earthly Powers - the Pope, the Emperor, the Sultan and the Schultheiss, symbolizing the primacy of Justice over all of earth.
Gerechtigkeitsgasse, 3011 Bern, Switzerland
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