Solare Obelisk

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Solare Obelisk (Birds Eye)
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.

Height (with base) 21.79 m (33.97 m)
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