Later, Broadway and Elisa went there in their search for Matt Bluestone when he had gone missing. Elisa met Martin Hacker there for the first time and she and Broadway fought some of Anthony Dracon's men, leaving two handcuffed to the obelisk, while a third managed to escape. ("The Silver Falcon")
Real World Background
Contrary to its name, it is not a needle and has no connection to Cleopatra, having originally been built by the Egyptian pharaoh Thutmose III.
- Cleopatra's Needle at Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia