German Landmarks. This decorative engraved German Landmarks with lid (7.5") will make for a great gift or decorative accent to your collection! Colorfully decorated collectible beer steins are popular around the world. The origin of German Beer Steins date back to the 14th century. In German-speaking regions a stein may be known as "Humpen" (if stoneware) or "Steinkrug" (if earthenware). "Beer Stein" derives from the German words "Bier" (beer) and "Steinkrug" (literally stone crock). German Landmarks beer stein with lid capacity holds one bottle of beer. Steins height is about 5" and total height with lid is about 7.5".