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The New York obelisk, Cleopatra"s needle.

Charles Edward Moldenke

The New York obelisk, Cleopatra"s needle.

by Charles Edward Moldenke

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Published by A. D. F. Randolph and co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cleopatra"s Needle (New York, N.Y.)

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT62.O2 M7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 202 p.
    Number of Pages202
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23402657M
    LC Control Number10001582

    The Obelisk (Cleopatra's Needle), New York, New York. 21 likes. Monument/5(30).   The journey of Cleopatra’s Needle by boat to New York, and then by train to Central Park, was another feat. A special railroad was built from the .

    Fotos und 27 Tipps von Besucher bei The Obelisk (Cleopatra's Needle) anzeigen. "Cleopatra's needle may not have been constructed on the Upper " Denkmal / Wahrzeichen in New York City, NY/10().   The journey in of Cleopatra’s Needle from the Hudson River at West 96th Street to Central Park was one of the sights of New York.

    This handsome obelisk was a gift to the United States from Egypt in , in recognition of the help this country gave in the construction of the Suez Canal. Transporting the ton pillar took 38 days from Alexandria to New York by ship, and then another just to get it from the Hudson River to Central Park.1/3(1). Cleopatra's Needle is an authentic Egyptian obelisk that was transported to New York City in , where it was erected in Central well over years of age, the obelisk is by a distance the oldest man-made object in New York.


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The New York obelisk, Cleopatra"s needle by Charles Edward Moldenke Download PDF EPUB FB2

Cleopatra’s Needle is the name shared by three ancient Egyptian obelisks – one in New York City, one in London, and one in Paris. However, each comes from a different Egyptian site and none may have been built in honor of Cleopatra.

Although often overlooked, each monument has volumes to say about history, both ancient and modern. In the half-century between and three massive obelisks left Egypt for new lands. Prior to these jourbaneys, the last large obelisk moved was the Vatican obelisk in &#; one of the great engineering achievements of the Renaissance.

Roman emperors moved more than a dozen, but Brand: Bloomsbury Publishing. It’s 70 feet tall, tons and the city’s oldest artifact — but many New Yorkers don’t know it exists. Cleopatra’s Needle, a 3,year-old obelisk from Ancient Egypt, survived a voyage. The New York Obelisk or How Cleopatra's Needle Came to New York and What Happened When It Got Here by Martina D'Alton (Author) › Visit Amazon's Martina D'Alton Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Cited by: 2. HIEROGLYPHICS TRANSLATION OF THE INSCRIPTIONS ON CLEOPATRA'S NEEDLE IN NEW YORK CITY.

Banner-name The crowned Horus Bull of Victory The New York obelisk in Thebes. " The lord of the Vulture and Uræus crowns Prolonged as to kingdom, Even as the sun in the heavens. Son of his loins, who hath been. The New York Obelisk: Cleopatra's Needle - Kindle edition by Charles E.

Moldenke. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features The New York obelisk bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The New York Obelisk: Cleopatra's Needle.

Transportation to New York: The story for Cleopatra's Needle in New York backs when the Suez Canal was opened in As the appreciation for the aid of the construction of the Suez Canal, the ruler of Egypt, the Khedive Ismail Pasha, offered the United States to present an obelisk.

Cleopatra's Needle in central park New York City. This is one of three ancient Egyptian obelisks that were reconstructed and set up in London, Paris, New York. The New York obelisk, or, How Cleopatra's needle came to New York and what happened when it got here.

[Martina D'Alton; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)] -- This delightful book tells the story of how Cleopatra's needle, the popular Egyptian obelisk that is now located in Manhattan's Central Park, came to New York in January of Press Photo "Cleopatra's Needle" Obelisk in New York's Central Park This is an original press photo.

The obelisk known as "Cleopatra's Needle" is located in New York's Central Park near the Metropolitan Museum of Art. It was erected in the park Febru through a grant by William H.

Vanderbilt. Photo measures 8 x Rating: % positive. The New York City needle was erected in Central Park, just west of (The Metropolitan Museum of Art) on Febru It was secured in May by judge Elbert E. Farman, the then-United. Discover Crabs of Cleopatra’s Needle in New York, New York: Curious crustaceans support an obelisk from ancient Egypt that now stands in modern-day Central Park.

Cleopatra's Needle, New York City: Hours, Address, Cleopatra's Needle Reviews: 4/5. we casually incurred into cleopatra's needle, which is an Egyptian obelisk located in Central Park.

The piece of art was given by Egypt to the United States, and there are three of them, one in Paris, one in London and this one in NY. Do you need to book 4/5(). This delightful book tells the story of how Cleopatra's needle, the popular Egyptian obelisk that is now located in Manhattan's Central Park, came to New York in January of Metropolitan Museum of Art website.

New York's Obelisk, the second of Cleopatra's Needles, was the third obelisk to leave Egypt in the s when it was awarded to the United States and erected in NYC, and, as it is the only authentically Egyptian obelisk in the Big Apple, it is the first stop on our tour.

Obelisk - (Cleopatra's Needle) Central Park - New York City. 74 likes 6 talking about this. Museum Planet sells tours of historic places on its iPad appFollowers: This is a pre historical reproduction that was curated for quality.

Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience.

We believe this work is culturally important. D'Alton, Martina. "The New York Obelisk or How Cleopatra's Needle Came to New York and What Happened When It Got Here." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, v.

50, no. 4 (Spring, ). New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Paris obelisk was sometimes mistakenly described as "l'Aiguille de Cléopâtre", but the London and New York obelisks pair was referred to as Cleopatra's Needles as early assuggesting the nickname came from the pair located in Alexandria.

However, the Paris obelisk is more often referred to as "the Luxor Obelisk". Moving photograph of Cleopatra’s Needle.

Now the hieroglyphic-adorned obelisk is the oldest manmade object in New York City that’s not kept inside, and the exhibition starts with a Author: Allison Meier.

See photos and 27 tips from visitors to The Obelisk (Cleopatra's Needle). "Cleopatra's needle may not have been constructed on the Upper West " Monument / Landmark in New York, NY/10(). A cheerful postcard of the obelisk,American Art Publishing Co, courtesy Museum of the City of New York PODCAST Cleopatra’s Needle is the name given to the ancient Egyptian obelisk that sits in Central Park, right behind the Metropolitan Museum of is the bizarre tale of how it arrived in New York and the unusual forces that went behind its .OCLC Number: Description: xx, pages illustrations 23 cm: Contents: Biography --Obelisks --where found, and when, and by whom erected --The quarrying, transporting, and raising of obelisks --The form, name, dimensions, invention, material, and use of obelisks --The signification of the obelisk and the worship of the sun --The history of the New York Obelisk.