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Egyptian tapered monolithic pillars (obelisks) were erected in pairs at the entrances of ancient temples. Often carved out of one piece of stone – usually granite from Aswan – they were covered in alloys of gold and silver. All four sides were embellished with hieroglyphics, … Continue reading
Likely Aswan Egypt. Age unknown.
15.5" tall x 4" x 4" square at base
$ 135.00 USD