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(When On Earth)   There is 3,500-year-old Egyptian obelisk hidden right out in the open in Central Park. And buried underneath it is a set of important symbols of the Freemasons. Somewhere Dan Brown is having an orgasm   (whenonearth.net ) divider line
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2014-06-27 09:27:50 AM  
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Excited...or possibly befuddled. I'm never really sure.
 
2014-06-27 09:56:22 AM  
I'm betting it is some Goa'uld signal device or something.
 
2014-06-27 10:38:38 AM  
Yes, if by hidden you mean "On the official map of Central Park"

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/It's also the twin of Cleopatra's needle in London.
 
2014-06-27 11:03:20 AM  
The obelisk in Central Park  is the last of the three obelisks erected in New York. The other two obelisks are in St. Paul's churchyard in 25th Street. Strangely, if you draw a straight line connecting the Central Park obelisk and the one in St. Paul, it will pass directly through the Worth obelisk pointing 29 degrees east of north for reasons unknown.

Stranger still, if you draw straight lines connecting all three obelisks, it forms a triangle! WHAT DOES IT MEAN!!!????

Now this is the weirdest part of this story. Central park. Has anyone looked at it? It's a rectangle!

www.centralpark-ny.com

Remind you of something? The monolith, the very first obelisk.

www.ohgizmo.com

2001. Directed by Stanley Kubrick. The same man who did Eyes Wide Shut which took place in....

NEW YORK CITY! AND WAS ABOUT SECRET SOCIETIES!!! WHAT DID HE KNOW?????


Oh it gets weirder. What is the greatest work of the ancients? THE??? Now look at central park from the skyline.

photos.wikimapia.org

Remind you of something? The bottom of a cut off pyramid perhaps? BUT NOT JUST ANY PYRAMIDS. GREEN PYRAMIDS WITH THE BOTTOM HALF CUT!

files.abovetopsecret.com

Novus Ordo Seclorum. Latin for New Order of the Seclored.

MONEY! CENTRAL PARK. EGYPT! THEY ARE ALL CONNECTED!!
 
2014-06-27 12:19:45 PM  
You know, out of all the things we could leave for generations to come - or aliens - I'm not sure burying a copy of the postal regulations from 1878 is really going to advance their understanding of our time and culture...
 
2014-06-27 12:19:50 PM  
I heard the whole things was a pyramid scheme.
 
2014-06-27 12:19:57 PM  

bdub77: The obelisk in Central Park  is the last of the three obelisks erected in New York. The other two obelisks are in St. Paul's churchyard in 25th Street. Strangely, if you draw a straight line connecting the Central Park obelisk and the one in St. Paul, it will pass directly through the Worth obelisk pointing 29 degrees east of north for reasons unknown.

Stranger still, if you draw straight lines connecting all three obelisks, it forms a triangle! WHAT DOES IT MEAN!!!????

Now this is the weirdest part of this story. Central park. Has anyone looked at it? It's a rectangle!

[www.centralpark-ny.com image 119x480]

Remind you of something? The monolith, the very first obelisk.

[www.ohgizmo.com image 500x209]

2001. Directed by Stanley Kubrick. The same man who did Eyes Wide Shut which took place in....

NEW YORK CITY! AND WAS ABOUT SECRET SOCIETIES!!! WHAT DID HE KNOW?????


Oh it gets weirder. What is the greatest work of the ancients? THE??? Now look at central park from the skyline.

[photos.wikimapia.org image 700x525]

Remind you of something? The bottom of a cut off pyramid perhaps? BUT NOT JUST ANY PYRAMIDS. GREEN PYRAMIDS WITH THE BOTTOM HALF CUT!

[files.abovetopsecret.com image 477x488]

Novus Ordo Seclorum. Latin for New Order of the Seclored.

MONEY! CENTRAL PARK. EGYPT! THEY ARE ALL CONNECTED!!


STUDY IT OUT
 
2014-06-27 12:20:29 PM  
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Got nothing.
 
2014-06-27 12:20:42 PM  
Ah, that carefree time when we (the US and Europe) exported the cultural history of the Middle East. And ate ground up mummies as medicine.
 
2014-06-27 12:22:36 PM  

cgraves67: Ah, that carefree time when we (the US and Europe) exported the cultural history of the Middle East. And ate ground up mummies as medicine.


Well if you don't eat them you end up with a possible reanimated mummy hand situation.
 
2014-06-27 12:22:51 PM  
Wife and I stopped by the obelisk last week when we were in NYC.  The story behind it is pretty amazing.  It really did belong to Cleopatra, who moved it to a temple in honor of Marc Antony.  It took a month to get it across the ocean from Egypt, then it took FIVE MONTHS from the New York waterfront where the boat docked to Central Park.  Why it doesn't really get more attention as a tourist attraction is beyond me.  The thing is nearly 4,000 years old!
 
2014-06-27 12:24:23 PM  

Jaden Smith First of His Name: cgraves67: Ah, that carefree time when we (the US and Europe) exported the cultural history of the Middle East. And ate ground up mummies as medicine.

Well if you don't eat them you end up with a possible reanimated mummy hand situation.


You have to defile a mummy completely or they'll come back to life
 
2014-06-27 12:24:37 PM  
Shia Labouf did it.
 
2014-06-27 12:24:38 PM  
Is the ratio of the dimensions 1 : 4 : 9?
 
2014-06-27 12:25:16 PM  

Muta: Is the ratio of the dimensions 1 : 4 : 9?


No, I think it's 36:24:34.

That's one fine lookin set of monoliths...
 
2014-06-27 12:26:10 PM  

The Banana Thug: Wife and I stopped by the obelisk last week when we were in NYC.  The story behind it is pretty amazing.  It really did belong to Cleopatra, who moved it to a temple in honor of Marc Antony.  It took a month to get it across the ocean from Egypt, then it took FIVE MONTHS from the New York waterfront where the boat docked to Central Park.  Why it doesn't really get more attention as a tourist attraction is beyond me.  The thing is nearly 4,000 years old!


I don't give it many more years in New York climate. Acid rain really did a number on it and I'm sure the seasons have not been kind either.
 
2014-06-27 12:27:48 PM  
It was aliens.
 
2014-06-27 12:30:50 PM  

cgraves67: Ah, that carefree time when we (the US and Europe) exported the cultural history of the Middle East. And ate ground up mummies as medicine.


To be fair, a lot of the cultural history was not being well preserved by some countries in the Middle East.  The nearby Met Museum houses the Temple Dendur (which, if you look at the picture below, you might recognize from playing the first mission of "Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear").  The Egyptians built a dam and flooded the damn thing and damaging the intricate carvings, until an international coalition decided to step in and offered to lift the temple out and move the whole thing to New York, so that it can be preserved for all to enjoy.

jcsparks.com
 
2014-06-27 12:31:44 PM  
Not many comments about this subject in this thread. THIS MEANS SOMETHING
 
2014-06-27 12:32:52 PM  
i dunno, the times article only mentions a load of post office paraphernalia.
ps - actual new yorker here, everyone in the freakin' city knows about the needle and there's no mystery as to its origin.
 
2014-06-27 12:33:41 PM  

bdub77: The obelisk in Central Park  is the last of the three obelisks erected in New York. The other two obelisks are in St. Paul's churchyard in 25th Street. Strangely, if you draw a straight line connecting the Central Park obelisk and the one in St. Paul, it will pass directly through the Worth obelisk pointing 29 degrees east of north for reasons unknown.

Stranger still, if you draw straight lines connecting all three obelisks, it forms a triangle! WHAT DOES IT MEAN!!!????

Now this is the weirdest part of this story. Central park. Has anyone looked at it? It's a rectangle!

[www.centralpark-ny.com image 119x480]

Remind you of something? The monolith, the very first obelisk.

[www.ohgizmo.com image 500x209]

2001. Directed by Stanley Kubrick. The same man who did Eyes Wide Shut which took place in....

NEW YORK CITY! AND WAS ABOUT SECRET SOCIETIES!!! WHAT DID HE KNOW?????


Oh it gets weirder. What is the greatest work of the ancients? THE??? Now look at central park from the skyline.

[photos.wikimapia.org image 700x525]

Remind you of something? The bottom of a cut off pyramid perhaps? BUT NOT JUST ANY PYRAMIDS. GREEN PYRAMIDS WITH THE BOTTOM HALF CUT!

[files.abovetopsecret.com image 477x488]

Novus Ordo Seclorum. Latin for New Order of the Seclored.

MONEY! CENTRAL PARK. EGYPT! THEY ARE ALL CONNECTED!!


www.reactiongifs.us

It's not quite Pocket Ninja, but it is very good. :D
 
2014-06-27 12:34:00 PM  
Everyone knows that.
 
2014-06-27 12:34:26 PM  
EHRMEGERD!!!! The Pope is in on it, too!

vaticansanantonio.com
 
2014-06-27 12:34:41 PM  
Trump is going to turn Central Park into a golf course and resort.
 
2014-06-27 12:35:23 PM  

HailRobonia: The Banana Thug: Wife and I stopped by the obelisk last week when we were in NYC.  The story behind it is pretty amazing.  It really did belong to Cleopatra, who moved it to a temple in honor of Marc Antony.  It took a month to get it across the ocean from Egypt, then it took FIVE MONTHS from the New York waterfront where the boat docked to Central Park.  Why it doesn't really get more attention as a tourist attraction is beyond me.  The thing is nearly 4,000 years old!

I don't give it many more years in New York climate. Acid rain really did a number on it and I'm sure the seasons have not been kind either.


I can see that.  But it's been through a lot worse.  It was knocked down and neglected by foreign invaders, did not receive any kind of treatment or attention for thousands of years, and now it's about to go through a $500K maintenance work.  Being right at the front steps of The Met, with its team of archaeologists and specialists who really care about this sort of thing, is about as good as it gets.
 
2014-06-27 12:37:08 PM  
But don't forget to look on the back of the obelisk where it tells you to 'take back one kadam to honor the Hebrew god whose ark this is.'
 
2014-06-27 12:37:24 PM  
I've always thought that this kind of thing will totally fark with future archaeologists.
 
2014-06-27 12:41:55 PM  
FTA: "As a gesture of political alliance in the late 19th century, the government of Egypt offered one obelisk to Britain and one to the United States. Britain's obelisk now stands in the Victoria Embankment in London, while USA kept theirs hidden in New York."
 

Indian Givers!
http://www.nbcnews.com/id/40966318/ns/technology_and_science-science /
 
2014-06-27 12:42:38 PM  

PC LOAD LETTER: Everyone knows that.


well, did you know the ancient pyramids were a mistake?
 
2014-06-27 12:42:56 PM  
You should see how they had to get the obelisk from the Hudson to the plinth behind the museum.  A huge wooden scaffold had to be build along the entire route through the streets of NYC.  The pictures of it are really wild.
 
2014-06-27 12:44:18 PM  

Rent Party: EHRMEGERD!!!! The Pope is in on it, too!

[vaticansanantonio.com image 640x451]


THE VATICAN IS A GIANT COCK AND BALLS!

/too soon?
//not soon enough.
 
2014-06-27 12:49:02 PM  

The Banana Thug: cgraves67: Ah, that carefree time when we (the US and Europe) exported the cultural history of the Middle East. And ate ground up mummies as medicine.

To be fair, a lot of the cultural history was not being well preserved by some countries in the Middle East.  The nearby Met Museum houses the Temple Dendur (which, if you look at the picture below, you might recognize from playing the first mission of "Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear").  The Egyptians built a dam and flooded the damn thing and damaging the intricate carvings, until an international coalition decided to step in and offered to lift the temple out and move the whole thing to New York, so that it can be preserved for all to enjoy.


That's certainly a valid point, and in many cases there wasn't a strong local government to either protect or protest the removal of relics, nor did the residents often value the relics of cultures which preceded them.

There's a lot to be said for returning the relics that have been taken, though. Especially if the current residents demonstrate a willingness to preserve them.
 
2014-06-27 12:49:29 PM  

The Banana Thug: cgraves67: Ah, that carefree time when we (the US and Europe) exported the cultural history of the Middle East. And ate ground up mummies as medicine.

To be fair, a lot of the cultural history was not being well preserved by some countries in the Middle East.  The nearby Met Museum houses the Temple Dendur (which, if you look at the picture below, you might recognize from playing the first mission of "Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear").  The Egyptians built a dam and flooded the damn thing and damaging the intricate carvings, until an international coalition decided to step in and offered to lift the temple out and move the whole thing to New York, so that it can be preserved for all to enjoy.

[jcsparks.com image 400x260]


Not mention all the stuff that gets lost when one barbarian tribe decides to take out the history of another. Frankly, their history is better off with more... mature civilizations.
 
2014-06-27 12:50:08 PM  

bungle_jr: PC LOAD LETTER: Everyone knows that.

well, did you know the ancient pyramids were a mistake?


Uh oh...
 
2014-06-27 12:50:43 PM  

James Rieper: You should see how they had to get the obelisk from the Hudson to the plinth behind the museum.  A huge wooden scaffold had to be build along the entire route through the streets of NYC.  The pictures of it are really wild.


Hand-pulled by a myriad of lowly penny-stock investors, while the large brokers barked orders and cracked their whips?
 
2014-06-27 12:52:04 PM  
Here I was complainin' about loss of pride and how life had treated me, and now I realized... I never had any pride. And much of how life had treated me had been good. The bulk of the bad was my own damn fault. Should've fired Colonel Parker by the time I got in the pictures. Old fart had been a shark and a fool, and I was even a bigger fool for following him. If only I'd treated Priscilla right. If I could've told my daughter I loved her. Always the questions. Never the answers. Always the hopes... never the fulfillments.
 
2014-06-27 12:52:08 PM  

Barnstormer: James Rieper: You should see how they had to get the obelisk from the Hudson to the plinth behind the museum.  A huge wooden scaffold had to be build along the entire route through the streets of NYC.  The pictures of it are really wild.

Hand-pulled by a myriad of lowly penny-stock investors, while the large brokers barked orders and cracked their whips?


My ancestors still await the one who was promised to us.
 
2014-06-27 12:52:34 PM  
I've always wanted to visit New York. But not in the winter...BRRRR.

So if I do visit NY, what do I HAVE to see? Central Park for sure, and it'd be cool to catch a Brave's game at Citi Field, but what else is a must-do? Katz Deli? Statue of Liberty? USS Intrepid? Nathan's on Coney Island?
 
2014-06-27 12:54:06 PM  
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FREEMASONS RUN THE COUNTRY!!!
 
2014-06-27 12:56:11 PM  

cgraves67: The Banana Thug: cgraves67: Ah, that carefree time when we (the US and Europe) exported the cultural history of the Middle East. And ate ground up mummies as medicine.

To be fair, a lot of the cultural history was not being well preserved by some countries in the Middle East.  The nearby Met Museum houses the Temple Dendur (which, if you look at the picture below, you might recognize from playing the first mission of "Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear").  The Egyptians built a dam and flooded the damn thing and damaging the intricate carvings, until an international coalition decided to step in and offered to lift the temple out and move the whole thing to New York, so that it can be preserved for all to enjoy.

That's certainly a valid point, and in many cases there wasn't a strong local government to either protect or protest the removal of relics, nor did the residents often value the relics of cultures which preceded them.

There's a lot to be said for returning the relics that have been taken, though. Especially if the current residents demonstrate a willingness to preserve them.


Are the Egyptians entitled to claim the cultural history of the Ancient Egyptians simply because they currently occupy the land of the ancient kingdom? I don't think so. The Ancient Egyptians weren't Arabs. The Arabs invaded much later and now rule over the land and pretend they are descended from the old ones. Their time will come. Ra is not pleased.
 
2014-06-27 12:56:54 PM  
bdub77: The obelisk in Central Park  is the last of the three obelisks erected in New York. The other two obelisks are in St. Paul's churchyard in 25th Street. Strangely, if you draw a straight line connecting the Central Park obelisk and the one in St. Paul, it will pass directly through the Worth obelisk pointing 29 degrees east of north for reasons unknown.

Stranger still, if you draw straight lines connecting all three obelisks, it forms a triangle! WHAT DOES IT MEAN!!!????


I take it to mean a straight line. Which is much stranger, if it is true.
 
2014-06-27 12:58:20 PM  
I found this out Monday. I was in London, and the tour guide mentioned the NY obelisk while talking about the one in front of us on the Thames. Pretty cool.
 
2014-06-27 12:59:54 PM  

bdub77: MONEY! CENTRAL PARK. EGYPT! THEY ARE ALL CONNECTED!!


You left out one legitimately interesting fact....

FTFA: "Strangely, if you draw a straight line connecting the Central Park obelisk and the one in St. Paul, it will pass directly through the Worth obelisk pointing 29 degrees east of north for reasons unknown."

The streets of Manhattan that run parallel to the park on either side are exactly 29 degrees east of true north, just like the line that connects the three obelisks.
Reference
 
2014-06-27 01:03:23 PM  

The Banana Thug: Wife and I stopped by the obelisk last week when we were in NYC.  The story behind it is pretty amazing.  It really did belong to Cleopatra, who moved it to a temple in honor of Marc Antony.  It took a month to get it across the ocean from Egypt, then it took FIVE MONTHS from the New York waterfront where the boat docked to Central Park.  Why it doesn't really get more attention as a tourist attraction is beyond me.  The thing is nearly 4,000 years old!


Not to mention, why she sent it to NY?
 
2014-06-27 01:03:50 PM  

bungle_jr: PC LOAD LETTER: Everyone knows that.

well, did you know the ancient pyramids were a mistake?


I also know that Old MacDonald was a terrible speller.
 
2014-06-27 01:05:48 PM  

PC LOAD LETTER: Old MacDonald was a terrible speller.


Dagnabit!
 
2014-06-27 01:06:26 PM  

bdub77: MONEY! CENTRAL PARK. EGYPT! THEY ARE ALL CONNECTED!!


How does Obama fit into all this?
 
2014-06-27 01:07:02 PM  

Slaxl: cgraves67: The Banana Thug: cgraves67: Ah, that carefree time when we (the US and Europe) exported the cultural history of the Middle East. And ate ground up mummies as medicine.

To be fair, a lot of the cultural history was not being well preserved by some countries in the Middle East.  The nearby Met Museum houses the Temple Dendur (which, if you look at the picture below, you might recognize from playing the first mission of "Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear").  The Egyptians built a dam and flooded the damn thing and damaging the intricate carvings, until an international coalition decided to step in and offered to lift the temple out and move the whole thing to New York, so that it can be preserved for all to enjoy.

That's certainly a valid point, and in many cases there wasn't a strong local government to either protect or protest the removal of relics, nor did the residents often value the relics of cultures which preceded them.

There's a lot to be said for returning the relics that have been taken, though. Especially if the current residents demonstrate a willingness to preserve them.

Are the Egyptians entitled to claim the cultural history of the Ancient Egyptians simply because they currently occupy the land of the ancient kingdom? I don't think so. The Ancient Egyptians weren't Arabs. The Arabs invaded much later and now rule over the land and pretend they are descended from the old ones. Their time will come. Ra is not pleased.


Not necessarily. The Arabs didn't displace the Ancient Egyptian people any more than the Persians, Greeks, Romans, Turks, French, or British did. They were assimilated into the Arab culture, but they are descended from the worshippers of Ra, co-mingled with every other empire that has seen fit to stretch across the Nile River valley.
 
2014-06-27 01:07:15 PM  
We awaken you foolish subcreatures!

img.4plebs.org
 
2014-06-27 01:10:01 PM  

HailRobonia: The Banana Thug: Wife and I stopped by the obelisk last week when we were in NYC.  The story behind it is pretty amazing.  It really did belong to Cleopatra, who moved it to a temple in honor of Marc Antony.  It took a month to get it across the ocean from Egypt, then it took FIVE MONTHS from the New York waterfront where the boat docked to Central Park.  Why it doesn't really get more attention as a tourist attraction is beyond me.  The thing is nearly 4,000 years old!

I don't give it many more years in New York climate. Acid rain really did a number on it and I'm sure the seasons have not been kind either.


Not to mention New Yorkers
 
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