WTF Fun Fact – NYC’s 3700 Year-Old Obelisk

In 1881 an Egyptian obelisk named Cleopatra’s Needle was erected in NYC’s Central Park. The 3700+ year-old obelisk was originally created around 1425 BCE near modern-day Cairo. It took over a year to move the 220-ton structure. – WTF Fun Facts

Source: Obelisk (Cleopatra’s Needle) | Central Park Conservancy (


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