The Unfinished Obelisk

The Unfinished Obelisk in Aswan, Egypt

The unfinished obelisk was cut from aswan quarry during the reign of Queen Hatshepsut for the purpose of placing it in the Karnak Temple in Luxor. After the ancient Egyptian workers dug the obelisk from three sides in preparation for transporting it to the Karnak Temple, they discovered a crack in it that made it unsuitable for transporting it to the Karnak Temple in Luxor, so the workers stopped moving it.

The Nile River

The Nile River Between the Past and Present

Since ancient times, the Nile River has been the source of life and blessing, as it is said, “Egypt is the gift of the Nile,” a phrase that summarizes the close relationship between the river and the land that birthed the greatest civilizations. The evidence of this civilization still stands today, telling the world the story of a river that knows neither fatigue nor depletion.

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