Obelisk (Civ4)

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Unique building of the Egyptian civilization (replaces Monument)
Hammer 30
Requirements Mysticism

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The Obelisk is the unique building of the Egyptian civilization.


Compared to the Monument which it replaces, the Obelisk allows the city it is built in to convert 2 citizens into Priests.

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An obelisk is an upright four-sided pillar that tapers to a point, usually placed to commemorate some important god, person or event. The earliest known obelisks are found in Egypt, which is believed to have invented the form. Obelisks were a prominent feature of Egyptian architecture, and two were generally placed at the entrance to Egyptian temples.

Cleopatra's Needles - the most famous Egyptian obelisks (which were later looted and relocated to various countries around the world) - were constructed of granite and stood over 20 meters in height. While much larger obelisks have since been built - at 167 meters the Washington Monument in the United States is the tallest obelisk in the world - the Egyptian obelisks were extremely impressive feats of architecture and engineering for their time.

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