PLACA CARLES V
Beautiful sculpture of a Roman eagle in Alcúdia
Probably dating all the way back to Roman domination of Mallorca, enjoy this spectacular eagle!
The eagle, also known as an Aquila, was a standard of a legion in the Roman empire and military.
The Aquila, was an extremely important figure in the Roman empire and was only carried by high ranked officers of the Roman legions.
More artifacts and evidences from the Roman era on Mallorca can be seen in the Bellver castle.