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The New York Obelisk, or, How Cleopatra's Needle Came to New York and What Happened When It Got Here
THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART BULLETIN | VOLUME 50 | NUMBER 4

The New York Obelisk, or, How Cleopatra's Needle Came to New York and What Happened When It Got Here

D'Alton, Martina
1993
72 pages
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Martina D'Alton

Met Art in Publication

Relief of Thutmose III, Limestone, paint
ca. 1458–1425 B.C.
Moving the Vatican Obelisk, from "Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae", Natale Bonifacio  Italian, Etching, printed from three plates
Natale Bonifacio
1586
Crab from "Cleopatra's Needle", Bronze
13 B.C.
Crab from "Cleopatra's Needle", Bronze
13 B.C.

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D’Alton, Martina, and Metropolitan Museum of Art, eds. 1993. The New York Obelisk, or, How Cleopatra’s Needle Came to New York and What Happened When It Got Here. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art/Abrams.