I have been reading about the obelisk of Antinous, which today stands on the Pincian Hill in Rome. But it was not erected there in antiquity, but in some other location. In the 16th century, the obelisk was discovered in the ruins of the Circus Varianus. This monument may be unfamiliar to most people – indeed…

via The Obelisk of Antinous in the renaissance — Roger Pearse

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