Obelisk of Theodosius - ISTANBUL

The Obelisk of Theodosius (Turkish: Dikilitaş) is the Ancient Egyptian obelisk of Pharaoh Thutmose 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 is made of Aswan granite and is almost 20 meters tall.

For more information visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Obelisk_of_Theodosius
See also: https://www.livius.org/articles/place/constantinople-istanbul/constantinople-photos/constantinople-hippodrome/constantinople-hippodrome-obelisk-of-theodosius/