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Inventory: 10028
Menhir Largo Croce (Pseudomenhir)
Ugento (LE) - Gemini
Object Type: Menhir
Staus: Present
Latitude: 39.91191
Longitude: 18.18502
Description: The monolith is situated on a concrete base made of a three-step platform at the centre of the square Largo della Croce. It has been corroded by atmospheric agents but its structure is intact. The menhir was Christianised. On the top part there is a XVII century capital (the inscription is on the capital itself) with religious and noble symbols. Above the capital there is a stone cross. The rounded corners give it its octagonal shape.
Condition: VeryGood
Dimension: Altezza m 2.52 (senza capitello); Faccia Nord-Est m 0.46 x Faccia Sud-Est m 041
Direction: Asse lungo Nord Ovest-Sud Est
Historical Notes: It was wrongly identified by Calò as Menhir of the ‘Visitazione’; there are many doubts about its origin.
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