Obelisk from Fili Island

Obelisk from the island of Fili - a monument of ancient Egyptian culture It contains an inscription and is one of the two obelisks of the sacred for the ancient Egyptians, because of the legends of burial there Osiris, the island of Fili in the middle of the Nile in Upper Egypt
Obelisk from the island of Fili against a manor house Kingston-Lacey Estate
Obelisks were discovered in 1815 and were soon bought by English traveler Egyptian William John Banks, an Englishman from William John Bankes, a representative of the famous Dorset aristocratic family of Banks, who once owned the counties Corfu Castle The castle was demolished by decision of the English Parliament1 due to the support of its owners during the Civil War in England in the 17th century by the King, and later the family settled next to him in the Kingston Lacy estate of Kingston Lacy, an Egyptian 19th century Egyptologist in the Kingston Lacy collect his Egyptian collection of cultural objects2
Banks notices two inscriptions on the obelisk - one in ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics and the other in ancient Greek3 Comparing two texts that were generally mutual , Banks identifies the names of Ptolemy and Cleopatra among the hieroglyphs. This was later confirmed by researchers Thomas Jung and Jean-François Champollion, and later the obelisk with inscriptions helped Champollion in deciphering the ancient Egyptian alphabet
Yang 2005 2003, Corfe Castle revised ed, The National Trust, ISBN 978-1-84359-004-0
↑ T GH James, Egyptian Antiquities at Kingston Lacy, Dorset: The Collection of William John Bankes San Francisco: KMT Communications, 1993-94
↑ The Greek inscription received the scientific designation «OGI 137-139; SB 8396; Lenger, C Ord Ptol, 51 f; A Bern, 19 »
Literature by Edwyn R Bevan, The House of Ptolemy London: Methuen, 1927 pp 322–323 Textus by EA Wallis Budge by Ernst Alfred Wallis Budge, The decrees of Memphis and Canopus 3 vols London: Kegan Paul, 1904 vol 1 pp 139–159 Incomplete text on Google Books - Erik Iversen, Obelisks in exile Vol 2: The Obelisks of Istanbul and England Copenhagen: Gad, 1972 pp 62-85 - TGH James, Egyptian Antiquities at Kingston Lacy, Dorset: The Collection of William John Bankes San Francisco: KMT Communications, 1993-94 - Stephanie Roberts, "The Real Cleopatra's Needle" in Ancient Egypt Dec 2007 / Jan 2008 - Anne Sebba, The exiled collector: William Bankes and the Making of an English Country House London: John Murray, 2004


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