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In 1995, Aston took a man named Kevin Bond home from a bar and Bond bludgeoned him to death with an obelisk from Aston's art collection.
According to the NY Daily News, Aston was bludgeoned to death with a stone obelisk by a man named Kevin Bond.
The result of their efforts is a peculiar bronze-and-marble obelisk called Celluloid, installed on a traffic island at the intersection of Olympic Boulevard and South Beverly Drive.
The very real killing ground is across Las Vegas Boulevard from an imitation Sphinx and an imitation obelisk bearing imitation hieroglyphics.
No railroad connects to its capital city of Kyzyl, where one of the top sights is an obelisk marking the exact geographic center of the Asian continent.
Decatur commissioners voted unanimously in support of removing a Confederate monument downtown, but the soaring obelisk built in 1908 is owned by DeKalb County.
After the City Council approved their removal in December 2016, the Landrieu administration took down the Battle of Liberty Place obelisk and statues of Jefferson Davis, P.G.T. Beauregard and Robert E. Lee.
She's worked for Texas Pipe for 30 years and has the glass obelisk on her desk to prove it.
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Origin and Etymology of obelisk
First Known Use: 1561See Words from the same year
OBELISK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of obelisk for English Language Learners
: a tall, four-sided stone column that becomes narrower toward the top and that ends in a point
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