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New York obelisk

Martina D"Alton

New York obelisk

or how Cleopatra"s Needle came to New York and what happened when it got there.

by Martina D"Alton

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Published by Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Cover title: The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, Spring 1993.

SeriesMetropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, Spring 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination72p. :
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20764373M

View as book. SUB-COLLECTION Temples -- Egyptian. Previous Next. View as book. This Item. Previous Next. View this item elsewhere: Item Data. Cite This Item. Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Luxor, the obelisk and the temple." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. - http. Rome2rio makes travelling from New York to Obelisk easy. Rome2rio is a door-to-door travel information and booking engine, helping you get to and from any location in the world. Find all the transport options for your trip from New York to Obelisk right here.

  THE BLACK OBELISK A hardened young veteran from the First World War, Ludwig now works for a monument company, selling marble and stone marks to the survivors of deceased loved ones. Though ambivalent about his job, he suspects there's more to life than earning a living off other people's : Random House Publishing Group.   How an Ancient Egyptian Obelisk Ended Up in NYC. When it finally arrived in the New York harbor, it still took 32 horses and months of labor to Author: Allison Meier.

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New York obelisk by Martina D"Alton Download PDF EPUB FB2

This delightful book tells the story of how Cleopatra's needle, the popular Egyptian obelisk that is now located in Manhattan's Central Park, came to New York in January of. William Henry Hurlbert, the editor of The New York World, was surely thinking of American prestige when he began a campaign to acquire an obelisk.

Tales of the New York obelisks. An intriguing mystery links three New York obelisks, each of which has its own tales to tell for fans of city history, lore and trivia. The first is the monument to Thomas Addis Emmet in the churchyard of St Paul’s Chapel on Broadway, right by the World Trade Center site.

The Emmet Obelisk. In his latest book Professor Brier gives an update on the deterioration of the obelisk which shed hundreds of pounds of granite due to the harsh New York winters. Professor Brier's book, which has been highly recommended both in the Wall Street Journal and Kmt, captures the history of obelisks in a comprehensive, easy-to-read style.

The New York Times Book Review. From the Inside Flap. THE BLACK OBELISK A hardened young veteran from the First World War, Ludwig now works for a monument company, selling marble and stone marks to the survivors of deceased loved ones. Though ambivalent about his job, he suspects there's more to life than earning a living off other people's Cited by: 3.

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If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund/5(3). New York's Obelisk, the second of Cleopatra's Needles, was the third obelisk to leave Egypt in the s when it was awarded to the United States and erected in NYC, and, as it is the only authentically Egyptian obelisk in the Big Apple, it is the first stop on our tour.

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See search results for this author. Are you an author. Cited by: 2. The Obelisk's move to New York City was nothing short of arduous. Once in the City, it took laborers four months to simply move it from the Hudson River to Central Park where it now stands, located behind the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

The Obelisk is known as the oldest man-made construction in Central Park. Its shaft is 71 feet high and. The New York obelisk, or, How Cleopatra's needle came to New York and what happened when it got here.

[Martina D'Alton; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)] -- This delightful book tells the story of how Cleopatra's needle, the popular Egyptian obelisk that is now located in Manhattan's Central Park, came to New York in January of This is a pre historical reproduction that was curated for quality.

Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience.

We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to. Cleopatra’s Needle is the name shared by three ancient Egyptian obelisks – one in New York City, one in London, and one in Paris.

However, each comes from a different Egyptian site and none may have been built in honor of Cleopatra. Although often overlooked, each monument has volumes to say about history, both ancient and modern.

Chapter V. The history of the New York Obelisk, and its removal from Alexandria. 35—45 §1. History of the New York Obelisk. The removal of the obelisk to New York City. Chapter VI. The inscriptions of the New York Obelisk.

46— I. Inscriptions of Thothmes III. The Pyramidion. The Obelisk Proper. {iv}. New York Korean War Veterans Memorial, Battery Park Thomas Addis Emmett Obelisk.

Broadway & Fulton, St. Paul's Churchyard, Financial District Subway: 2,3 to Fulton. This obelisk in St. Paul's Chapel's churchyard is a little over 30 feet tall and dedicated to Irish-American attorney Thomas Emmet () who immigrated to the U.S.

in The obelisk set sail on Jand reached New York a little over a month later. But the treacherous journey wasn’t over. It took another five months for the artifact to reach Central Park.

Title The Egyptian obelisk in Central park, New York. Contributor Names Darling, Charles W. (Charles William), Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rollins, William, b. Obelisk. New York: Brewer & Warren Ltd., (OCoLC) The New York Times Book Review About The Black Obelisk From the author of the masterpiece All Quiet on the Western Front, The Black Obelisk is a classic novel of.

D'Alton, Martina. "The New York Obelisk or How Cleopatra's Needle Came to New York and What Happened When It Got Here." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, v. 50, no. 4 (Spring, ). New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, She is currently a reviewer for the New York Times Book Review, and she has been an instructor for the Clarion and Clarion West writing workshops.

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