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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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Obelisks make pointed decorating statements
Obelisks can be found all over the world, their roots dating to the ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans.
Washington's Monument: And the Fascinating History of the Obelisk
For Washington's Monument, historian John Steele Gordon attempts a centuries-long history of the obelisk, told through the lens of the construction of the Washington Monument.
The General Worth Monument Is One of Only Two in Manhattan That Also Serve as
Whether the obelisks have anything to do with the Illuminati or Freemasons seems unlikely. But the Worth Monument remains one of New York's largely un-noticed landmarks, one that thousands of people pass by every day without knowing there is an old ...
Compassionate St. Augustine goes even bigger in next phase of obelisk art project
As much as the first Compassionate St. Augustine obelisk art project touched the community and visitors last year, Josue Cruz said there was a feeling among organizers that they could take the concept further — and taller, it turns out.
Secrets of Beings: The Pillars of Shiva
The pillars, known as obelisks in English, were the architectural darlings of Egyptian Pharaohs.

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