Statue of King Afonso Henriques I

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Wanda Marcussen
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published on 08 April 2019
Statue of King Afonso Henriques I

Statue of a king, probably King Afonso Henriques I (r. 1147-1185 CE) the first king of Portugal. The bust is from the Antiga Ermida de S. Miguel da Alcáçova, Santarém, 13th century CE. Now located in The Carmo Archaeological Museum, Lisbon.


About the Author

Wanda Marcussen
Wanda has studied International Relations with specialization in History at The University of Oslo. Her main interests are ancient and medieval history, mythology and the study of sustainable use of cultural heritage sites.

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Marcussen, W. (2019, April 08). Statue of King Afonso Henriques I. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/10428/

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Marcussen, Wanda. "Statue of King Afonso Henriques I." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 08, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image/10428/.

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Marcussen, Wanda. "Statue of King Afonso Henriques I." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 08 Apr 2019. Web. 23 Sep 2019.

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