Rooster, Portugal

Rooster, Portugal

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Painted "Galo de Barcelos" figurine, collected by Una, Mira and Sasha in Lisbon, Portugal. 2000 Part of my travel collection of small figurines I call "Little Gods".

The legend of the Rooster of Barcelos tells the story of a dead rooster's miraculous intervention in proving the innocence of a man who had been falsely accused and sentenced to death. The rooster has since become the unofficial symbol of Portugal. Read the legend here.

Roulette's Roads

Roulette's Roads

Aga Khan Museum

Aga Khan Museum