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The Padrao dos descobrimentos (Monument to the Discoveries) in Lisbon honors monarchs, explorers, navigators, cartographers, scientists, and missionaries from the Age of Discovery (15th and 16th centuries). The main statue of Henry the Navigator (1394-1460), holding a model of a carrack, leads a procession of 32 figures (16 on either side ramp) on the monument. This view is of the east side.