Istanbul, Obelisk of Theodosius. The Obelisk of Theodosius (Turkish: Dikilitaş) is the Ancient Egyptian obelisk of Pharaoh Tutmoses III re-erected in the Hippodrome of Constantinople.

Istanbul, Obelisk of Theodosius. The Obelisk of Theodosius (Turkish: Dikilitaş) is the Ancient Egyptian obelisk of Pharaoh Tutmoses III re-erected in the Hippodrome of Constantinople.

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Obelisk of Theodosius in the Hippodrome of Constantinople

Obelisk of Theodosius in the Hippodrome of Constantinople

Istanbul: Obelisk of Theodosius. The Obelisk of Theodosius (Turkish: Dikilitaş) is the Ancient Egyptian obelisk of Pharaoh Tutmoses III re-erected in the Hippodrome of Constantinople.

Istanbul: Obelisk of Theodosius. The Obelisk of Theodosius (Turkish: Dikilitaş) is the Ancient Egyptian obelisk of Pharaoh Tutmoses III re-erected in the Hippodrome of Constantinople.

The Obelisk of Theodosius and the Column of Constantine Porphyrogenetus (Hippodrome, Istanbul).  The Obelisk of Theodosius (Turkish: Dikilitaş) is the Ancient Egyptian obelisk of Pharaoh Tutmoses III re-erected in the Hippodrome of Constantinople (known today as At Meydanı or Sultanahmet Meydanı, in the modern city of Istanbul, Turkey) by the Roman emperor Theodosius I in the 4th century AD. The obelisk was first set up by Tutmoses III (1479–1425 BC) to the south of the seventh pylon of the…

The Obelisk of Theodosius and the Column of Constantine Porphyrogenetus (Hippodrome, Istanbul). The Obelisk of Theodosius (Turkish: Dikilitaş) is the Ancient Egyptian obelisk of Pharaoh Tutmoses III re-erected in the Hippodrome of Constantinople (known today as At Meydanı or Sultanahmet Meydanı, in the modern city of Istanbul, Turkey) by the Roman emperor Theodosius I in the 4th century AD. The obelisk was first set up by Tutmoses III (1479–1425 BC) to the south of the seventh pylon of the…

The base of the obelisk of Theodosius, AD 390. Commissioned by Theodosius to support an Egyptian obelisk in Constantinople. This later monument reveals how frontality of figures became more formalized, as well as the presence of stubbier figures and the organizational pattern of placing figures further in the distance above the others.

The base of the obelisk of Theodosius, AD 390. Commissioned by Theodosius to support an Egyptian obelisk in Constantinople. This later monument reveals how frontality of figures became more formalized, as well as the presence of stubbier figures and the organizational pattern of placing figures further in the distance above the others.

Obelisk of Theodosius or Dikilitaş in Sultanahmet Istanbul

Obelisk of Theodosius or Dikilitaş in Sultanahmet Istanbul

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