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11:30 - 12:30 17 June 2010

Out and About: An Obelisk on the Thames


(link Map)
Embankment | London | SW1 |

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Pre-booking essential

Speaker information

Debbie Challis, UCL Petrie Museum

Come along and enjoy this talk by the famous Cleopatra's Needle in the Embankment. The talk will focus on the history of this great London Monument, which came from Heliopolis in Egypt and dates from 1450 BCE, and will look at it's ancient history and how this Egyptian Monument came to be in London.

Meet at Cleopatra's Needle.

This event is part of the Festival of British Archaeology.


Debbie Challis
+44 (0)20 7679 4138 | d.challis@ucl.ac.uk