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Germany is the return of a centuries-old stone cross to Namibia as a gesture of reconciliation.
Monika Gruetters, the country’s minister of culture, told The Associated Press that the country is returning to the Stone Cross at Cape Cross to Namibia to show that he takes responsibility for its colonial past.
The limestone stone cross bears the Portuguese coat of arms, and it was founded in 1486 on the coast of the current Namibia to do of the country of the territorial claim.
2000 YEAR OLD REMAINS OF NOMADIC ROYAL FOUND BY THE RUSSIAN PEASANT
It was reportedly taken to Germany in 1893 when the area was part of the German colonial empire, and today is on display in the German Historical Museum in Berlin.
The museum said the artifact was once considered as an important milestone that on the old maps of the world.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.