Standing Stones 5

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This ancient obelisk stands in Piazza Montecitorio in Rome. It was made in Egypt in the 6th century BCE and moved to Rome during the Roman Empire. The shadow of the obelisk acts as a giant sundial, but is reportedly inaccurate.

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