The 'Flaminio' Obelisk
The ancient Egyptian obelisk (23.20 m), which graces the centre of Piazza del Popolo, was originally erected by the pharaoh Ramesses II (r. 1279-1213 BCE) in the city of Heliopolis.
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My name is David Lown and I am an art historian from Cambridge, England. Since 2001 I have lived in Italy, where I run private and
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