Quantcast
Journey to the Copper Age

Thomas Evan Levy, the Distinguished Professor and Norma Kershaw Chair in the Archaeolgy of Ancient Israel and Neighboring Lands at the University of California, San Diego, presents this lecture about the introduction of metal production over six thousand years ago, which created a "metallurgy revolution" that sparked social change in the southern Levant. He examines elaborate and prestigious metal objects created in this region, including crowns, scepters, and mace heads, and discusses the first Israeli-Jordanian-American-German international experimental archaeology expedition to locate the Copper Age trade route used by the earliest metalworkers in the Holy Land.

Recorded May 12, 2013

Credits

This Sunday at the Met is made possible by the Helen Diller Family.

Lectures and Panels (149)

Media thumbnail

SPARK: It's About Time
(01:20:22) 58 views

Media thumbnail

SPARK: Plato at the Met
(01:06:51) 53 views

Media thumbnail

Collecting Cubism
(00:56:59) 616 views

Media thumbnail

Lost Kingdoms Symposium, Part 1
(00:12:45) 1325 views

Media thumbnail

Ink Art Symposium, Part 8
(00:26:18) 64 views

Media thumbnail

Ink Art Symposium, Part 7
(00:41:24) 77 views

Media thumbnail

Ink Art Symposium, Part 6
(00:48:51) 40 views

Media thumbnail

Ink Art Symposium, Part 5
(00:41:09) 33 views

Media thumbnail

Ink Art Symposium, Part 4
(00:31:59) 37 views

Media thumbnail

Ink Art Symposium, Part 3
(00:29:02) 49 views

Media thumbnail

Ink Art Symposium, Part 2
(00:30:01) 46 views

Media thumbnail

Ink Art Symposium, Part 1
(00:37:47) 120 views

Media thumbnail

My Met—Keith Christiansen
(00:57:48) 133 views

Media thumbnail

Africa and the West
(01:13:21) 17 views

Media thumbnail

How Proust Changed Our Minds
(01:15:39) 55 views

Media thumbnail

Why New Art Mattered
(01:06:02) 28 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Andrew Bolton
(00:14:59) 1285 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Nicolai Ouroussoff
(00:14:45) 239 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Bill T. Jones
(00:18:53) 706 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Eric R. Kandel, MD
(00:19:40) 675 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: James Nares
(00:18:28) 347 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Meredith Monk
(00:04:49) 379 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Andrew Solomon
(00:29:25) 651 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Sō Percussion
(00:12:17) 238 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Elizabeth Streb
(00:09:07) 412 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Melanie Holcomb
(00:18:20) 473 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Negin Farsad
(00:14:00) 684 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Kyle Abraham
(00:06:11) 1322 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Navina Najat Haidar
(00:12:13) 677 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Lorna Simpson
(00:07:53) 321 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Jeff Rosenheim
(00:14:17) 435 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Luke Syson
(00:13:16) 561 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Maira Kalman
(00:18:31) 393 views

Media thumbnail

The Art of Making Chintz
(00:04:20) 4566 views

Media thumbnail

Performance by Dan Zhu
(00:19:42) 118 views