Urshel Obelisk at Woodlawn #001


Obelisks are popular monuments in this area. The ancient Egyptian obelisks are thought to have been symbolic of a ray of the sun. This one features Egyptian water lily carvings.

The  water lily also symbolized the sun and resurrection. At night, the bud sank beneath the surface of the water, but it rises and opens in the morning.

A detail of the carving is here.

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