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Monument to soldiers of Písek killed in the battles of Melegnano and Solferino in Italy in 1859 by Emanuel Max
On the place of a buried moat, the headquarters of the 11th infantry let built, in 1861, the first real monument in Písek. The monument is made of fine-grain sandstone by Prague sculptor Emanuel Max. The lion standing on a spread army flag symbolizes the heroic death of 872 soldiers of the Pisek infantry who bravely fought and died in northern Italy during the battle at Melegnan (June 8th 1859) and at Solferino (June 24th).
Two snakes who are trode by the lion, symbolize the Austrian enemies from this war – Sardinia and France (the scriptures on the snake bodies: Sardinien and Frankreich).