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    About The Met Around the World

The Met Around the World presents the Met’s work via the global scope of its collections and as it extends across the nation and the world through a variety of domestic and international initiatives and programs, including exhibitions, excavations, fellowships, professional exchanges, conservation projects, and traveling works of art.

Traveling
Exhibitions

The Met organizes large and small exhibitions that travel beyond the Museum's walls, extending our scholarship to institutions across the world. See our international exhibition program from 2009 to the present.

Traveling
Works of Art

The Met lends works of art to exhibitions and institutions worldwide to expose its collection to the broadest possible audience. See our current international loans program.

Conservation
Projects

The preservation of works of art is a fundamental part of the Met's mission. Our work in this area includes treating works of art from other international collections, and advising on conservation projects and practices globally. See our international conservation program from 2009 to the present.

Excavations

The Met has conducted excavations for over 100 years in direct partnership with source countries at some of the most important archaeological sites in the world. Today we continue this tradition in order to gain greater understanding of our ancient collections. See our international excavation program from the Met's founding to the present.

Fellows

The Met hosts international students, scholars, and museum professionals so that they can learn from our staff and pursue independent research in the context of the Met's exceptional resources and facilities. See the activities of our current national and international fellows.

Exchanges & Collaborations

The Met's international work takes many forms, from participation in exchange programs at partnering institutions and worldwide symposia to advising on a range of museum issues. These activities contribute to our commitment to advancing the work of the larger, global community of art museums. See our international exchange program and other collaborations from 2009 to the present.

There are currently no international activities in this region.
Current Traveling Works of Art
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L'art du contour, le dessin dans l'Egypte ancienne

Musée du Louvre, Paris

France

April 17, 2013–July 25, 2014

Musees Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire, Brussels

Belgium

September 10, 2013–January 19, 2014

  • Drawing of a Ramesside King and Two Standing Figures

    ca. 1295–1070 B.C.

    Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Davis excavations, before 1913

    Gift of Theodore M. Davis, 1914 (14.6.191)

  • Ostracon with sketch of a harpist

    664–610 B.C.

    Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb of Nespakashuty (TT 312, MMA 509a), MMA 1922–1923

    Rogers Fund, 1923 (23.3.31)

  • Artist's Scaled Drawing of Hieroglyphs

    ca. 1473–1458 B.C.

    Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Hatshepsut Hole, MMA 1922–1923

    Rogers Fund, 1923 (23.3.4)

  • Artist's Painting of a Hippopotamus

    ca. 1479–1425 B.C.

    Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Hatshepsut Hole, MMA 1922–1923

    Rogers Fund, 1923 (23.3.6)

  • Artist's Sketches of Senenmut

    ca. 1479–1458 B.C.

    Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes

    Anonymous Gift, 1931 (31.4.2)

  • Artist's Gridded Sketch of Senenmut

    ca. 1473–1458 B.C.

    Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, Tomb of Senenmut (TT 71), below entrance, Radim, MMA 1935–1936

    Rogers Fund, 1936 (36.3.252)

  • Ostracon

    ca. 1295–1070 B.C.

    Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, el-Asasif, East of Pabasa, Radim, MMA 1918–1919

    Rogers Fund, 1919 (19.3.19)

  • Fragment of a Leather Hanging(?) with an Erotic Scene

    ca. 1550–1458 B.C.

    Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, el-Asasif, Tomb MMA 815, found in debris during clearance, MMA 1929–1930

    Rogers Fund, 1931 (31.3.98)

 
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