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This is a knobdoor in Cadiz. I really dont remember the exactly place where I took it, could ba a church because the cross in the top of the knob, but I'm not sure because spain is a catholic country so this could be in any door.
However I have more information about his amazing place place call Cadiz:
Cαdiz – Phoenician: גדר - Gadir; Greek: Gadeira - τὰ Γάδειρα, Ionic Greek: Γήδειρα, Herod., and, rarely, ἡ Γαδείρα, Eratosth. ap. Steph. B. s. v.; Latin: Gades – is a coastal city in southwestern Spain and part of the autonomous community of Andalusia.The city was originally founded as Gadir (Phoenician גדר "walled city") by the Phoenicians, who used it in their trade with Tartessos. It is regarded to be the most ancient city still standing in western Europe. Traditionally, its establishment has been dated to about 1100 BCE, although, as of 2004, no archaeological finds have been found that date back further than the 9th century BCE. One resolution to this discrepancy has been to assume that it was, in the initial phase, merely a small trading post. Later, the Greeks would know the city as Gadira or Gadeira. According to Greek legend, Gadir was founded by Heracles after killing Geryon. Indeed, one of the city's notable features during this era was the temple dedicated to the Phoenician god Melqart. Some historians think that the columns of this temple gave origin to the myth of the Columns of Hercules (Melqart was associated by the Greeks with Heracles, or Hercules).

Cadiz is thought by some to be the oldest city in Europe, founded in 1100 BC by the Phoenicians who called it Gadir and traded Baltic amber and British tin, as well as Spanish silver. The city subsequently became a naval base for the Romans before fading into obscurity until 1262 when it was taken from the Muslims by Alfonso X.

The real boom period was with the discovery of America as Columbus sailed from this port on his second and fourth voyages. Much later the city enjoyed a golden age during the 18th century when it enjoyed 75% of Spanish trade with America. From this time it grew into one of the wealthiest and most cosmopolitan cities in Spain and most of the city's fine buildings date from this time.

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