A carranca with a carved head of a dog placed formerly at the stern of a ship to scare off bad spirits along the São Francisco river.Uma carranca com cabeça esculpida de um cão, antigamente colocada na popa das embarcações para amedrontar os maus espíritos ao longo do Rio São Francisco.
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