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SpiderX22
10-30-2008, 06:20 AM
This is a discussion thread for the following file:<br><br><b><a href=http://www.gearthhacks.com/dlfile22418/Obelisk-of-Montecitorio.htm>Obelisk of Montecitorio</a></b><br><br>Originally from Heliopolis. Brought to Rome by Augustus in 10 BC with the Flaminio obelisk to form the gnomon of a sundial on the Campus Martius. Found in 16th century but reburied. Rediscovered and erected by Pope Pius VI in front of the Palazzo Montecitorio in 1792.<br /><br /><img src=http://www.gearthhacks.com/showimage.php?image=new/080505/397762obelisk.jpg>

SpiderX22
10-30-2008, 06:20 AM
http://www.gearthhacks.com/streetview/file.php?fileid=2703