Friday, February 02, 2007

The Bend of the Lucefece

Location of the site

The Rocha da Mina outcrop

The stairs

The well

Depiction of a zig-zag/undulating line, on the Alqueva pannels of Retorta

Rocha da Mina (Alandroal) is a pré-roman sanctuary, eventually devoted to the celtic god Endovellicus, with some rock cut features, such as a stair, a well and an altar.

The location of this santuary, in a difficult landscape, seems tighly related to a bend of the River Lucefece.

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