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1923 Print Ancient Egyptian Cleopatra Needle Obelisk John Lateran Rome SCA3

1923 Print Ancient Egyptian Cleopatra Needle Obelisk John Lateran Rome SCA3

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This is an original 1923 halftone print demonstrating how obelisks were raised by Ancient Egyptians. The article makes mention of Cleopatra's Needle, an obelisk at the St. John Lateran of Rome, Italy, and an obelisk found recently at the time in Assouan (Aswan), Egypt. Obelisks were prominent in ancient Egyptian culture, and were usually placed at the entrance of temples. Cleopatra's Needle is currently located in Central Park, New York.

CONDITION

This 88+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. Light wrinkling. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9.5 x 12.25 inches; 24 x 31 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: monument, archaeology, archaeological, Chief Inspector of Antiquities, upper Egypt, R. Engelbach, sand pit

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