high, probably the finest sculptured monolith in Scotland, stands in a field to the east of the town.
Near Kempoch point is a monolith of mica-schist, 6 ft.
high, parts of a mosque, an aqueduct, a number of walls of other buildings and a four-sided monolith, measuring 92 ft.
The typical Egyptian obelisk is an upright monolith of nearly square section, generally to diameters in height, the sides slightly convex, tapering upwards very gradually and evenly, and terminated by a pyramidion whose faces are inclined at an angle of 60°.
From the main pedestal project four buttresses, on which are seated four monolith figures representing Morality, Education, Law, and Freedom.