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AN....OLD PORPHYRY OBELISK

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AN....OLD PORPHYRY OBELISK
AN....OLD PORPHYRY OBELISK
AN....OLD PORPHYRY OBELISK
AN....OLD PORPHYRY OBELISK
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An old porphyry obelisk in Egyptian porphyry , vecchio obelisco in porfido di Egitto  , un obelisque en porphyre d'Egypte .Porphyry was excavated in Egypt by the Romans until 4 century AD , the material was exclusively used for the dignitaries .Old porphyry can be recognized by the typical color and it's varieties in the same piece , look at the shaft of the obelisk and you will see gradations in the color .This piece was made in Italy . The workshop used old excavated lumps to make objects like obelisks or mortars . See my page on Pinterest " Egyptian Porphyry " with some 185 old pieces .

Price: 
Price upon request
Price: 
Price upon request
Size in cm: 
H. 50 W. 7 D. 7 cm.
Size in inch: 
H. 20 W. 3 D. 3 in.
Time Period: 
19th C.
Year: 
1810
Condition: 
Good
Country: 
Italy
Category:
In The Period Of: 
Neo-classicism

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