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Obelisk

Commissioned in 1500 BC by an Egyptian pharaoh, the obelisk was moved New York 1881. It was offered by the Egyptian Khedive to America in exchange for funds to modernize his country. The monument is the oldest public monument in North America.

Commissioned in 1500 BC by an Egyptian pharaoh, the obelisk was moved New York 1881. It was offered by the Egyptian Khedive to America in exchange for funds to modernize his country. The monument is the oldest public monument in North America.

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September 21, 2010
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