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ii. 114, 121 ; Doc. Ined. iv. 78, No. 54), when it was removed to the Boboli gardens in Florence, as it has inscriptions almost identical with those of (1). The remains of the other two were built into modern houses, but had, he says, the same measurements and the same hieroglyphics. These fragments, three in number, were given to Cardinal Alessandro Albani (Valesio, Diario, 16 Aug. 1702 ap. Cancellieri, Mercato 164, and Nibby, Roma Antica ii. 290), who presented them to the city of Urbino in 1737, where they now stand (made up into one obelisk) with another fragment (probably not enumerated, as being without any inscription) in front of the church of S. Domenico. They have inscriptions of the time of Apries like (2) (see Ungarelli, Interpretatio Obeliscorum Urbis, p. x.). For a drawing of one of the fragments, see Heemskerck i. 63b=Vat. Lat. 3437, 5v: and of all three, Kircher (Obelisci Aegyptiaci nuper inter Isaei Romani rudera effossi interpretatio (Rome, 1666), 134, 135 . (8) Anot
OBELISCI ISEI CAMPENSIS several small obelisks found at different times near the church of S. Maria sopra Minerva, which were probably brought to Rome during the first century and grouped in pairs, with others, at the entrances of the temple of Isis (ISEUM, q.v.), which stood between the Saepta and the temple of Minerva: (1) that now standing above the fountain in front of the Pantheon. This belongs to the time of Rameses II and stood in front of the temple of Ra at Heliopolis. It is 6 metres high and covered with hieroglyphics (BC 1896, 260-264=Ob. Eg. 91-95). It is referred to in the fifteenth century (Poggio ap. Urlichs, p. 24) as lying in the piazza in front of S. Macuto (Arm. 317), but in the sixteenth it had already been set up there (Fulvius, Antiquit. Urbis lxxi.), and it is also marked on the map of Bufalini. It was engraved probably by Du Perac (Hulsen, Das Speculum des Lafreri in Collectanea L. S. Olschki oblata, p. 164, No. 117). In 1711 Clement XI removed it to its
ra Minerva, which were probably brought to Rome during the first century and grouped in pairs, with others, at the entrances of the temple of Isis (ISEUM, q.v.), which stood between the Saepta and the temple of Minerva: (1) that now standing above the fountain in front of the Pantheon. This belongs to the time of Rameses II and stood in front of the temple of Ra at Heliopolis. It is 6 metres high and covered with hieroglyphics (BC 1896, 260-264=Ob. Eg. 91-95). It is referred to in the fifteenth century (Poggio ap. Urlichs, p. 24) as lying in the piazza in front of S. Macuto (Arm. 317), but in the sixteenth it had already been set up there (Fulvius, Antiquit. Urbis lxxi.), and it is also marked on the map of Bufalini. It was engraved probably by Du Perac (Hulsen, Das Speculum des Lafreri in Collectanea L. S. Olschki oblata, p. 164, No. 117). In 1711 Clement XI removed it to its present position. (2) that now standing on Bernini's elephant in the Piazza della Minerva, where it was pl
t in the sixteenth it had already been set up there (Fulvius, Antiquit. Urbis lxxi.), and it is also marked on the map of Bufalini. It was engraved probably by Du Perac (Hulsen, Das Speculum des Lafreri in Collectanea L. S. Olschki oblata, p. 164, No. 117). In 1711 Clement XI removed it to its present position. (2) that now standing on Bernini's elephant in the Piazza della Minerva, where it was placed by Alexander VII in 1667. It was erected at Sais by Pharaoh Apries in the first half of the sixth century B.C., and has only four lines of hieroglyphics (BC 1896, 284-288=Ob. Eg. 115-119). Nothing was known of it until it was found in 1665 (BC 1883, 45). (3) that now standing in the Viale delle Terme, which was found in 1883 under the apse of S. Maria sopra Minerva (NS 1883, 244). It is about 6 metres high with hieroglyphics (BC 1883, 72-103; 1896, 265-269=Ob. Eg. 96-100), and was erected by Rameses II at Heliopolis. (4) Another of the obelisks that were probably set up in the precinct