OBELISKS
Archaeology  
Aswan A brief description of the unfinished obelisk sited here, with a photograph.
Black Obelisk of Shalmaneser II Translations of the inscriptions on the various faces of this Assyrian obelisk.
Central Park Obelisk An illustration and description of one of Cleopatra's Needles.
Chasing Obelisks in Rome An excellent guide to 13 obelisks in Rome, accompanied with photographs.
Circus Maximus Obelisk The obelisk that Augustus set up at one end of the spina of the Circus Maximus.
Cleopatra's Needle A detailed description of the Needle and its transport to London, England.
Coucher's Obelisk Brief description of a small obelisk dedicated to the memory of the Rev. Robert Coucher, at Stowe School.
General Wolfe's Obelisk James Wolfe achieved his victory at Quebec in 1759 and this obelisk was dedicated to his memory five years after its reconstruction.
Glory for the Pharoahs A photograph of an obelisk at the Temple of Karnak, with a brief description.
Hanscom Volunteers Help Raise Obelisk for NOVA Documentary A re-enactment of raising an obelisk in what was believed to be the ancient Egyptian method.
Karnak Describing in detail the remaining obelisk at the Temple of Karnak erected by Tuthmosis I (1504-1492 BC), who was the father of Hatshepsut.
Lever an Obelisk A graphic demonstration of how an obelisk would be levered upright.
Luxor Temple: Pylon with Obelisk A description of the remaining obelisk, with photographs.
Obelisk of Rio Branco Avenue A relatively modern obelisk erected in 1905.
Obelisk of Queen Hatshepsut A photograph of the obelisk at the Temple of Amon at Karnak, Egypt, with a brief description.
Obelisks Explaining the meaning and likely ancient construction of obelisks.
Paris - the Obelisk of Concorde A detailed description of this obelisk, with photograph.
Pharoah's Obelisk A thorough look at obelisks including the practicalities of making and raising them.
Photographs from Derbyshire, England A photograph depicting a modern obelisk.
Place de la Concorde A description and photograph of the obelisk situated in this famous Parisian square.
Roman Obelisks Rome's magnificent collection of obelisks is described, although the oldest are Egyptian not Roman.
The Obelisk of Thutmose I A photograph of this obelisk.
The Obelisk Rosenberg A memorial obelisk located near Schwerin.
The Question of the Looted Aksum Obelisk Examining the controversy of the obelisk that was stolen from Ethiopia by fascist Italians before World War 2.
The Text of Hatshepsut's Obelisk at Karnak Illustrations of the inscriptions on this obelisk in their original form.
The Unfinished Obelisk Giving clues about ancient obelisk manufacture, the unfinished obelisk is located in the Northern Quarry, Aswan.
Washington Monument Explaining how the famous Washington monument is designed as a classical Egyptian obelisk.