L'Obelisque de Luxor

L'Obelisque de Luxor (HM15WA)

Location: Paris, Île-de-France 75008 Paris
Country: France
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N 48° 51.928', E 2° 19.266'

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(The Luxor Obelisk)

(North-west face of the pedestal)
En presence du roi Louis Philippe 1er, cet obelisque transport? de louqsor en France a ?t? dresse sur ce pi?destal par M. Lebas, ing?nieur, aux applaudissements d'un peuple immense, le XXV octobre M.D.CCC.XXXVI.

(English translation by Google Translate with modifications:)
In the presence of King Louis Philippe I, this obelisk, transported from Luxor to France, was placed on this pedestal by M. Lebas, engineer, to the applause of an immense crowd, the 25 October 1836

(South-east face of the pedestal)
Ludovicus Philippus 1 francorum rex ut antiquissimum artis aegypticae opus idemque recentis gloriae ad nilum armis partae insigne monumentum franciae ab ipsa aegypto donatum posteritati prorogaret obeliscum die XXV aug a MDCCCXXXII thebis hecatompylis avectum navio ad id constructa intra menses XIII in calliam perductum erigendum curavitd XXV octob a MDCCCXXXVI anno regni septimo

(English translation from Latin by Google Translate:)
Louis Philippe, King of the Franks, as the Ancient Egyptian art of the recent work of the same glory to nothing remarkable monument of France acquired arms from Egypt presented posterity continued OBELISK day 25 Aug 1832 from the ship that was built at Thebes hecatompylis removed within 13 months of the establishment brought curavitrois Callias.d 25 October 1836 in the seventh year of the reign

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HM NumberHM15WA
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Year Placed1836
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Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 5:54pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)31U E 450210 N 5412722
Decimal Degrees48.86546667, 2.32110000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 48° 51.928', E 2° 19.266'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds48° 51' 55.68" N, 2° 19' 15.96" E
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Area Code(s)208
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10 Place de la Concorde, Paris Île-de-France 75008, FR
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