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History of the Egyptian Religion, part II: The Old Kingdom
II - The Old Kingdom ca 2686-2181 BC During the Old Kingdom the Egyptian society moved from tribal communities to a fully developed theocratic system, where the power of the king was absolute. The great pyramids of Dynasty 4 was made possible by technological...
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Secrets of Rome - Egyptian Rome - Obelisks in Rome
Obelisks were associated with the cult to the Egyptian Sun god Amon-Ra. The original Egyptian term to indicate this particular monument was "TeKHeN".
The problem of the obelisks, from a study of the unfinished obelisk at
(The nearei obelisk leans to the left owing to soil-subsidence.
The Observatory and Obelisks, Kew (Old Deer Park)
Local History Notes. From Richmond Libraries' Local Studies Collection. Page 1 of 1.
obelisks still stands in situ: it is a monolith of granite, 28.5 metres long, weighing 374 metric The painted relief at Deir el-Bahari showing the obelisk barge (Fig.

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Don't be afraid to accessorize in the garden
Gazing balls, obelisks, decorative garden stakes and small signs all can be used to add color, texture and interest to a flower bed. I've seen many old farm implements used in the landscape. Finally, art and gardens go hand in hand.
So: Be a tourist in Colon
By Michelle P. So BEFORE the year ends, we will be seeing obelisks dotting Colon, a street in Cebu City made famous for its oldness and character. An obelisk is a four-sided shaft of stone that tapers toward a pyramidal top.
The Tales of Sleepy Hollow Continue With the Distinguished Hoar Family of Concord
See the four little obelisks marking the corners of the plot? [Photo 1] They're to remind us that William Wheildon was the Chair of the association that erected the Bunker Hill Monument, a 221-foot granite obelisk, in Boston's Charlestown neighborhood.
Epitaph a small part of Milam pioneer's story
The rows of conventional obelisks, monoliths, lichen-coated angels, arches, and crosses of yesteryear's burials stand in orderly fashion amid ornate memorials of the 20th century. But one marker seems to dominate this community of the dead.
For the love of Krishna
It's that time of the year when dahi handis hang over towering human obelisks in streets crowded by devotees to celebrate the birth of Lord Krishna.

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Obelisk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An obelisk is a tall four-sided narrow tapering monument which ends in a pyramid-like shape at the top, said to resemble a "petrified ray" of the sundisk.
Sep 16, 1999 [Obelisk] The word obelisk is taken directly from Greek, where it is a diminutive of the word obelos, meaning a spit or similar pointed object.
NOVA Online | Secrets of Lost Empires | Pharaoh's Obelisk
Explores the science behind these ancient structures.
Obelisk - Ancient Egypt for Kids
These monuments provided places to write their name down in a very public way. Some monuments were temples. Others were obelisks.
The obelisk was initially erected by the Pharaoh Rameses II in Heliopolis.

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