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Cruceiro

Galician Calvary

artist unknown
1999

Escaldes-Engordany /  Cruceiro   Escaldes-Engordany /  Cruceiro

Description

Stone crucifix placed on a pillar. On the back side of the crucifix a praying saint. On the front side of the pilar two statues of a seated madonna with child and Saint James the Greater. On the socle text, the coat of arms of Santiago de Compostela (right), the coat of arms of Andorra (left) and the logos of asociation cultural casa de galicia and comú d'escaldes-engordany andorra (back).

Inscription(s)

en remembrança i amistat
de la
CASA DE GALICIA
i dels gallecs cap a
ESCALDES-ENGORDANY
i al poble andorrà
30 abril 1.999
any sant compostelà

Annotation

The cross is a gift of the twin city Lalín. This kind of crosses were used to mark roads or properties.

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Location (N 42°30'37" - E 1°32'20")

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