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Vasco da Gama Pillar, Malindi.

Vasco da Gama Pillar, Malindi.
Vasco da Gama Pillar, Malindi.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H5044
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.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 1986
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
National Maritime Museum/Royal Observatory GreenwichNew Opportunities Fund 
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