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Obelisk and church

The Obelisco Sallustiano, one of the many obelisks in Rome, moved to its position in front the Church of Trinità dei Monti in 1789. This is a Roman obelisk in imitation of Egyptian ones, originally constructed in the early years of the Roman Empire for the Gardens of Sallust near the Porta Salaria. The hieroglyphic inscription was copied from that on the obelisk in the Piazza del Popolo.

Photo by Ludo Kuipers, Mon Oct 31, 1994
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