The New York Obelisk, Cleopatra’s Needle

The New York Obelisk (Cleopatra’s Needle) c. 1425 B.C.E. (erected at the Temple of the Sun, Heliopolis, Egypt, re-erected in Alexandria 13 B.C.E.), red granite from Aswan, c. 71 feet high (since 1881 Greywacke Knoll, Central Park, New York City)

speakers: Dr. Elizabeth Macaulay and Dr. Steven Zucker


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