Cleopatra's NeedleCleopatra's Needles are a pair of obelisks in London and New York.
The London needle is in the City of Westminster, on the Victoria Embankment. It was originally erected in Ancient Egypt on the instruction of Thothmes III, and was moved to Alexandria by the Romans. It is about 21 metres tall, and made of red granite. There are hieroglyphic and pictorial inscriptions on it.
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