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Portugal
Cuba
Beja (distrito)

Rua da Fonte dos Leões  
(Adega da Casa de Monte Pedral)

Cristóvão Colombo

Christopher Columbus

(prob. Cogoleto, Republic of Genua, c. 1451 - Valladolid 1506)
Italian explorer, who in Spanish service completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean that led to general European awareness of America (see Background Information)
António José and Francisco Charneca
2010

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Description

Statue of Columbus, pointing with his left hand and holding a document with his signature in his left hand.

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At his feet sits an (Indian?) woman holding grapes (which could be a reference to the Adega (wine makery).

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Location (N 38°9'55" - W 7°53'24")

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Item Code: ptat003; Photograph: 27 November 2016  / Updated: 5 September 2017

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