Pedra letreira - Góis, Portugal
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tmob
N 40° 04.584 W 008° 04.749
29T E 578516 N 4436643
Quick Description: Pedra Letreira is the best known petroglyph in the region of Góis
Location: Coimbra, Portugal
Date Posted: 1/24/2012 11:05:38 AM
Waymark Code: WMDK88
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas
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Long Description:

Pedra Letreira, is located near Cabeçadas, and it's a rock art monument as classified as "IIP – Imóvel de Interesse Público", in the year of 1997.

The monument consists of a lowered Schist platform, laid horizontally. On the surface, several petroglyph, were carved with a polished stone ax, using the technique of abrasion.

In this set include, among other representations, a bow and arrow motifs lattices, arrowheads and halberds, and even anthropomorphic figures.

There are several theories about the age of these monuments, but it is likely that they will have a timeline between 6000 BC and 2000 BC.

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Designação (Name): Pedra letreira

Categoria de protecção (Classification): Classificado como IIP - Imóvel de Interesse Público

Categoria/Tipologia (Type of heritage): Arquitectura Civil / Marco

Concelho (City): Góis

Página do Património na base de dados da DGPC (Page of the Heritage at the DGPC database): [Web Link]

Wikipedia: [Web Link]

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