The Obelisk Of Axum ( Modern Day Ethiopia ) 1700 Years Old , 24 Metre ( 78 Foot ...
Stockphoto ID: 2777044
File name: 82697.jpg
Format: digital, 4000+ pixels longest side
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Source: photo agency Based in: United Kingdom
Description: The Obelisk of Axum ( modern day Ethiopia ) 1700 years old , 24 metre ( 78 foot ) tall granite obelisk , weighing over 100 tonnes . It was looted by Mussolini s troops in 1937 and erected in the Piazza di Porta Capena in Rome . Returned to Axum , Northern Stelae park in 2005 . Africa , November , 2006 .