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Unfinished Obelisk, Aswan, Egypt

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This obelisk appears to have been abandonned after being fractured during extraction from its bed in the quarry. Its weight is estimated at 1250 tons - c. 2000 BC

Photographed by Yann Arthus-Bertrand from Earth from Above

 


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