Hippodrome of Constantinople. Obelisk of Theodosius.

Red granite from Aswan. 14791425 BCE.
Transported to Constantinople in 390.

Istanbul

Credits:
2010. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.

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THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART
Keywords: Constantinople red granite from Aswan Sultanahmet circus hippodrome egypt obelisk Tutmoses III Theodosius I
HISTORY OF ANCIENT ROME