Sunday, September 4, 2011

Roman Obelisk

This obelisk is located in Piazza del Quirinale in Rome. What I find beautiful about it is the way it embodies three cultures. The statues were built by Ancient Romans. The pillar itself is from Ancient Egypt; there are hieroglyphs engraved along the entire structure. At the very top, there is a cross from the Christian era. Although it may not be the most beautiful physically, I definitely find it beautiful historically.

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