"Central Park- Cleopatra's Needle" Central Park - Cleopatra's Needle Tip by TexasDave
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This authentic Egyptian obelisk, built in 1600 B.C.E., was given to New York in 1881 when a similar one was set up in London on the embankment of the Thames. Cecil B. DeMille paid for the 4 plaques on the base which translate the hieroglyphics.
Address: Central Park
Directions: North of the 79th St. Traverse Road, behind the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Phone: (212) 310-6600
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