|Classification|||||A.05.1. Archaeology, Other|
|Instangible Aspects|||||Human remains were found in the shallow wells during the centenary commemorations of the Herero-German war in October 2004 at the site.|
|Refences|||||Government Gazette 4787, No. 155, 2011|
|Legal Status|||||National Heritage Act, No 27 of 2004, proclaimed 01 September 2011|
Consists of a man-made sandhill which was constructed by the Germans to use as an observation point, indicating the positions of the fleeing Hereroes who were forced in the direction of the Kalahari desert by general von Trotha. There are a number of shallow wells which the Germans poisoned. Not only did some Hereroes and their livestock die but also the wildlife in the area..
By 1903 one quarter of what had been hereroland was taken by force by the Germans. The ovaHerero were treated harshly by the settlers. On 12 January 1904, in resistance to German Colonial Occupation, Samuel Maherero ordered that all white men except the English, Boers and Missionaries be killed. Within says 120 Germans were killed. Captain Franke Rode arrived from the south with troops and in desperate fight drove the Hereros from Okahandja. At this site is where General von Trotha issuesd the infamous extermination order against the Herero peopleon 02 October 1904.