Sallustiano Obelisk, Rome

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Wanda Marcussen
by Mstyslav Chernov
published on 16 February 2020
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Sallustiano Obelisk, Rome

The Sallustiano Obelisk in front of the Church of Trinità dei Monti at the top of the Spanish Steps in Rome. The obelisk is ancient but not a Pharaonic obelisk. It was constructed during the reign of Emperor Aurelian (r. 270 - 275 CE) and placed in the Gardens of Sallust. It was erected at its current location in 1789 CE.

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Chernov, M. (2020, February 16). Sallustiano Obelisk, Rome. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/11922/

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Chernov, Mstyslav. "Sallustiano Obelisk, Rome." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 16, 2020. https://www.ancient.eu/image/11922/.

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