Bernini Obelisk - Ancient Rome Live

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Darius Arya
by American Institute for Roman Culture
published on 16 February 2020

The Bernini Obelisk (also known as the "Minervio" or "the Elephant and Obelisk") is a sculpture from Rome. The obelisk was originally from Sais, Egypt and was brought to Rome by Emperor Diocletian (r. 284-305 CE). The elephant was a later addition designed by Italian architect Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680 CE) and completed in 1667 CE.

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