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Bible Encyclopedias

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Obelisk

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A tall four-sided pillar, generally monolithic, tapering to a pyramidal pointed top, erected in connection with temples in Egypt, and inscribed all over with hieroglyphs, and in memorial, as is likely, of some historical personage or event; they are of ancient date.


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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Obelisk'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/nut/o/obelisk.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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