Obelisk at Karnak Temple, Luxor

{Two obelisks at Karnak, 
sun hidden behind furthest, making halo around tip}

Karnak again, two of several obelisks. Quite a while was spent lining the sun up to make a halo. Photos also exist of the obelisk pointing at the moon.
Karnak had several pilars, each carved out of a single piece of rock and covered in hieroglyphs. The twin obelisks in Paris and London (I think) came the temples around Luxor

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Sunday, 30-Jan-2000 21:59:52 GMT