- For other uses, see obelisk.
An obelisk was a pillar-like structure, that tapered towards its tip. It usually had four sides and a small pyramid-like cap on top. Many races and cultures constructed obelisks, and for a variety of purposes, such as monuments, recording devices and time travel devices. (ENT novel: Beneath the Raptor's Wing; SCE eBook: Where Time Stands Still; DTI eBook: The Collectors)