Thutmose III was in the fourth decade of his reign when, in 1443 B.C., The British wangled an obelisk from Egypt in and set it up in.
The Obelisk, nicknamed Cleopatra's Needle, is the oldest man- made object in Central Park, and the oldest outdoor monument in New York City. Central Park Conservancy is a tax exempt 3) not-for-profit organization.
Cleopatra's Needle is the popular name for each of three Ancient Egyptian obelisks re-erected in London, Paris, and New York City during the nineteenth century. The obelisks in London and New York are a pair, and the one in Paris is also 1 London needle; 2 New York needle; 3 Paris needle; 4 Gallery; 5 See also. Zahi Hawasssent an open letter to the president of the Central Park Conservancy and the Mayor of New York City insisting on improved conservation efforts. Corticelli Silk Mills issued a trade card with half a dozen putti raising an obelisk with thread. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Bethesda Terrace and Fountain. Please verify you're not a robot by clicking the box.