14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Herero Graveyard

This is a Herero graveyard. The indigenous Herero people resisted the mistreatment of the German Colonists during the Herero Wars of 1904-7 and were nearly wiped out as a result. Graves are marked with tombstones, wooden crosses and stones.

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Date Taken: 05.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Swakopmund , Namibia
Copyright: © Edwin Mckean