Africa Chapel on Mount Schaumberg
The Africa Chapel, which belongs to Tholey Abbey, has been located on the north side of Mount Schaumberg, above Herzweg, since 1958. This memorial to veterans who fought in Africa in the Second World War has a heptagonal floor plan reminiscent of a crown of thorns and is intended to represent the Seven Sorrows of Mary. Particularly noteworthy is the pietà sculpture (an image of the sorrowful Mother of God), which was brought to Germany from Africa, created by the soldiers imprisoned there.
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