Quirinal Obelisk - Ancient Rome Live

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Darius Arya
by American Institute for Roman Culture
published on 26 January 2020

The Quirinal obelisk is one of the many obelisks that the Romans transported to Rome, subsequently repurposed in the papal period in a new location. Specifically, the Quirinal obelisk is one of two obelisks brought from Egypt, designated to flank the entrance of the Mausoleum of Augustus. This one was brought here and erected by Pope Pius VI in 1786. The other one was moved to Santa Maria Maggiore.

Find out more about the Quirinal Obelisk at https://ancientromelive.org/temple-of-venus-and-roma-venus-et-roma/

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Culture, A. I. f. R. (2020, January 26). Quirinal Obelisk - Ancient Rome Live. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/1902/quirinal-obelisk---ancient-rome-live/

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