People believe that chicken are a symbol of vigilance, fertility and vitality. The chicken symbolizes the sunrise. The Romans worshipped it as a symbol of the home guard. The patron of the taps is Saint Gall; the patron saint of the watchmaker is sometimes called St. Vitus and Peter with a tap.
Let your imagination free watching this statue of exceptional beauty in its ceramic casting.
The original example dates from the first half of the 2nd century AD and is kept in the museum for pre-and early history in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. It was found in Nida-Heddernheim, the old Praunheimer cemetery, grave 1.
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