Penafiel, Portela do Monte.
|| Grid Reference:
41° 12' N, 8°
17' W (Approx).
Anta da Santa Marta:
The capstone, which was split in two, has now been stapled back together
on the underside. Inside, there is still just evidence of red (ochre)
drawings, although they are incredibly difficult to see today.
The Dolmen is represented in the local coat of arms.
He was granted
the status of National Monument in 1910 by IPPAR
here for map of the site)
Anta (Mamoa) da Santa Marta:
'Forno dos Mouros' - (Moors'
with covered chamber and corridor, with evidence of a small mound 'mamoa',
having once covered (part of) it. The polygonal chamber is made of
seven stones, with only three now support the hovering flagstone. The
corridor, which faces east, is made of ten stones and reaches about
six metres long.
The capstone has a beautiful rounded top and almost perfectly flat
One of three rock-cut sepulchres in the brush on the other side of the road
from the site.
(List of Prehistoric Portuguese sites)