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Gomora centres across the hustle and bustle of the Alexandra township in Johannesburg. Its vibrant backdrop is the colourful residence of the collection, which explores the disparities between lower and higher-class members of society. The collection stars Katlego Danke, Zolisa Xaluva, Connie Chiume, Thembi Seete, Ntobeko Sishi, Siphesihle Ndaba, Ama Qamata, Siya Xaba and Sibulele Gcilitsana.Including its pedestal, it's 30 m high; the shaft is of polished red granite, 2.7 m (eight.9 ft) in diameter at the base, tapering to 2.4 m (7.9 ft) on the prime. The shaft is 88 feet excessive, and made out of a single piece of granite. Its volume is 132 cubic meters and weight approximately 396 tons.This followed two experiments to erect smaller obelisks and two failed attempts to erect a 25-ton obelisk. The construction was plundered and demolished within the 4th century when a bishop decreed that Paganism should be eradicated. When you travel "Pompey's Pillar" is a misnomer, as it has nothing to do with Pompey, having been erected in 293 for Diocletian, presumably in reminiscence of the insurrection of Domitius Domitianus."Pompey's Pillar", a Roman triumphal column, is one of the finest-identified historical monuments nonetheless standing in Alexandria today. It is positioned on Alexandria's historic acropolis—a modest hill situated adjoining to the town's Arab cemetery—and was originally part of a temple colonnade.Pompey's Pillar may have been erected utilizing the identical methods that have been used to erect the ancient obelisks. The Romans had cranes however they were not strong sufficient to raise something this heavy. Roger Hopkins and Mark Lehrner carried out a number of obelisk erecting experiments together with a successful try and erect a 25-ton obelisk in 1999.Beneath the acropolis itself are the subterranean remains of the Serapeum, the place the mysteries of the god Serapis had been enacted, and whose carved wall niches are believed to have supplied overflow cupboard space for the traditional Library. In newer years, many historical artifacts have been discovered from the surrounding sea, largely items of old pottery.