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  1. Archaeology
    Anta Capela de Pavia
    Dolmen Chapel of PaviaThe Dolmen Chapel of Pavia, dedicated to S. Dinis (17th c.) is one of the megalithic portuguese monuments adapted to the christian cult. In this case, the chamber was transformed into the nave of the chapel.

  2. Archaeology
    Anta Capela de São Brissos
    Chapel of São Brissos CromlechMegalithic funerary monument that has been adapted into a Christian chapel.

  3. Cava de Viriato
Place: Viseu
Photo: Emanuele Siracusa
    Cava de Viriato
    A walking area with plenty of trees, this still has some earthen walls that marked out an octagonal-shaped trenched area, about 2 km in circumference. According to historians, it was used as a camp for the Roman legions that kept watch over the (...)

  4. Archaeology
    Monumentos Megalíticos de Alcalar
    The megalithic monuments of AlcalarThis is a necropolis that originally consisted of twelve corridor tombs, presenting a wide variety of architectural solutions and building techniques, ranging from the purely megalithic burial chamber to the false (...)

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  5. Archaeology
    Anta dos Coureleiros
    Coureleiros CromlechThere are five cromlechs located in Coureleiros. This is one of the largest units. Its official scientific designation is “Anta dos Coureleiros II”.

  6. Archaeology
    Antela da Cruz Vermelha
    Located in the Corno Bico Protected Area, the Antela da Cruz Vermelha (Red Cross Dolmen) has been dated to around 2,500 BC. Circular in form, the Dolmen is made up of a large boulder with a headstone with an engraved cross, painted in red. Part of a (...)

  7. Anta do Penedo Gordo
    Anta do Penedo Gordo
    Penedo Gordo CromlechA megalithic monument with an average-sized corridor, presenting vestiges of a burial mound, in particular on the Southern side. The polygonal chamber is composed by nine stone supports and the corridor by four stone supports on (...)

  8. Anta do Olival da Pêga
    Anta do Olival da Pêga

  9. Archaeology
    Anta do Barrocal
    Barrocal CromlechCromlech with vestiges of a polygonal chamber and a covering stone slab still found on site. It is located around 200 metres SW from the Monte do Barrocal hilltop farm.

  10. Cromeleque do Xerez
    Cromeleque do Xerez
    Megalithic Monuments of Xerez The cromlech of Xerez is interesting for its square shape: at the centre the larger menhir rounded by small monoliths. The reconstitution of the cromlech was possible after some research since the monoliths were spread (...)


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