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Friday, June 27, 2008

What is the Largest Obelisk in the World?


The "skewer" of Tuthmosis III was first brought from Egypt in A.D. 357, and was repositioned in the Piazza San Giovanni in Laterano, Rome, Italy on August 3, 1588. Once 36 m (118 ft 1 in) tall, the obelisk is now 32.81 m (107 ft 7 in) high.

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