Repro ID: H5044
Title: Vasco da Gama Pillar, Malindi.
Description: Vasco Da Gama Pillar, Malindi just after work to strengthen the structure against falling into the sea. The cross surmounting the pillar was tested and found to be made of Lisbon limestone, proving that it is indeed the original cross placed at Malindi in 1498.
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London