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The Vatican Obelisk - A Sundial with 2000 years of History

Last edited 19th August 2012

Rome has more obelisks than any other city in the world. There are thirteen of these tall monuments that help make up the history of ancient Rome. One of the most well known, stands in the middle of St. Peter's Square, measuring 82 feet tall and weighing 320 tons. Watch this video to learn more about the 2000 year history of this magnificent monument.

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