Pair of Obelisks, England, 19th century

serpentine, red

measurements: 29,0 x 8,5 x 8,5 cm

Pair of obelisks made of red serpentine. One bears the hieroglyphic inscription of the so called Cleopatra’s needle in the Central Park in New York. The other one carries the text of the so-called Lateran Obelisk in Rome