Detail View: Design Library Image Collection: Luxor Obelisk [in Paris]

Accession Number: 
183553
Order Title: 
Archivision Addition Module SIX--6,074 images
Type of View: 
generalView
View Title: 
Detail, pedestal decorated with diagrams showing the engineering required to move and raise the obelisk in Paris
Date of View: 
4/19/2009
Image Rights: 
¿ Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.
Source Institution: 
Archivision, Inc.
Collection: 
Addition Module SIX
Culture: 
Egyptian (ancient)
Subject: 
Ramses II, King of Egypt
Subject: 
Egypt--Civilization
Work Types: 
Architecture; public works; monuments ; obelisks (monumental pillars)
Related Work Title: 
Place de la Concorde; partOf
Preferred Title: 
Luxor Obelisk [in Paris]
Agent Display: 
unknown (Egyptian (ancient))
Date: 
reinstalled 1836 (alteration)
Materials: 
red granite; gold cap and inlay on base
Technique: 
construction (assembling)
Measurement: 
75 ft (height, with base)
Alternate Title: 
Ob¿lisque de Louxor
Locations: 
Luxor [Al Uqsur], Upper Egypt, Egypt
Location Type: 
(formerSite)
Locations: 
Paris, ¿le-de-France, France
Location Type: 
(site)
Style/Period: 
Nineteenth Dynasty
Style/Period: 
Egyptian (ancient)
Style/Period: 
New Kingdom (Egyptian)
Classification: 
Architecture