Pope Sisto V (Felice Peretti, 1520-90) ago to raise on the Public square of S. large Peter obelisco of stone carried to Rome from Egypt to the times of Caligula. The work was entrusted by the Pope architect Domenico Fontana. 900 men, 74 horses and a system of carrucole distributed within the scaffolding in order to distribute to the weight of the immane size were employed; the enterprise took place in 1586

Roma Città del Vaticano

title: POPE SISTO V

subject date: 2011-01-21

caption: Pope Sisto V (Felice Peretti, 1520-90) ago to raise on the Public square of S. large Peter obelisco of stone carried to Rome from Egypt to the times of Caligula. The work was entrusted by the Pope architect Domenico Fontana. 900 men, 74 horses and a system of carrucole distributed within the scaffolding in order to distribute to the weight of the immane size were employed; the enterprise took place in 1586

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