unfinished obelisk

unfinished obelisk aswan egypt

Unfinished Obelisk

Unfinished Obelisk is situated at north of Aswan, about 4 km from the train station. It was constructed by Queen Hatshepsut, who ruled Egypt during the 18th dynasty. She also constructed  the temple in Deir El Bahari on the west bank of Thebes. Name obelisk is Greek origin. It is piece of monolith, with four sides a small pyramid at the top called pyramidion. Its function seems [...]

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