Pillories

The pillory was a device made of a wooden or metal framework erected on a post, with holes for securing the head and hands, formerly used for punishment by public humiliation and often further physical abuse, sometimes lethal. Pillories were set up to hold petty criminals in marketplaces, crossroads, and other public places. They were often placed on platforms to increase public visibility of the offender. Often a placard detailing the crime was placed nearby; these punishments generally lasted only a few hours. (wiki)

Includes similar humiliation devices such as stocks and whipping posts. Physical remains must be visible.

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Australian Convict Sites: Whipping Post at Fremantle Prison
Cidade Velha: (early 16th century), symbolising simultaneously municipal power and the punishment reserved for recalcitrant slaves (AB ev)
Elvas: At Largo Santa Clara: in the middle of the square is a particularly impressive 16th century pelourinho
Kotor: In front of the Clock Tower
Oporto: Pelourinho do Porto, in front of the Cathedral
Regensburg: at the Reichstag
Wachau Cultural Landscape: At Dürnstein

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