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Kongo: Power and Majesty
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The Roof Garden Commission: Pierre Huyghe
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Sculpture of pharaoh's face
Ancient Egypt Transformed: The Middle Kingdom
October 12, 2015–January 24, 2016
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The Met Asian Art Centennial 2015
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Kongo Exhibition Blog
Handle with Care: A Mangaaka Power Figure's Journey from Rome to New York

Posted on Friday, October 9, 2015, by Helina Gebremedhen, Marco Leona, Christine Giuntini, and Ron Street

Helina Gebremedhen speaks with Marco Leona, Christine Giuntini, and Ron Street about the multi-year process of preparing the Museo Pigorini's Mangaaka power figure for its unprecedented journey to the Metropolitan for display in Kongo: Power and Majesty.

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Meet the Team: Elena Villaespesa

Posted on Friday, October 9, 2015, by Eileen Willis

Web Group General Manager Eileen Willis interviews Digital Media Analyst Elena Villaespesa, who recently joined the Met team.

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Poetry in Action at Teens Take the Met

Posted on Friday, October 9, 2015, by Maya Valladares

Education Assistant Maya Valladares invites teens to hear from talented teen poets and check out the many activities at Teens Take the Met next Friday, October 16.



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Artwork of the Day

Bowl with floral and abstract design

Bowl with floral and abstract design
Date: dated 1847
Accession Number: 2010.174
On view in Gallery 233

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