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Sunday at the Met: Cleopatra's Needle

Explore the meaning of obelisks in ancient Egypt and discover how a longstanding fascination with this ancient architectural form led to the erection of "Cleopatra's Needle" in Central Park.

Welcome and Introduction:
Diana Craig Patch, Lila Acheson Wallace Curator in Charge, Department of Egyptian Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Recorded March 30, 2014

Credits

This program is held in conjunction with the exhibition Cleopatra's Needle.

Lectures and Panels (149)

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SPARK: It's About Time
(01:20:22) 60 views

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SPARK: Plato at the Met
(01:06:51) 56 views

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Collecting Cubism
(00:56:59) 625 views

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Lost Kingdoms Symposium, Part 1
(00:12:45) 1358 views

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

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 7
(00:41:24) 78 views

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

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

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

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 3
(00:29:02) 50 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 2
(00:30:01) 48 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 1
(00:37:47) 125 views

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My Met—Keith Christiansen
(00:57:48) 144 views

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

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How Proust Changed Our Minds
(01:15:39) 75 views

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Why New Art Mattered
(01:06:02) 29 views

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TEDxMet: Andrew Bolton
(00:14:59) 1339 views

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TEDxMet: Nicolai Ouroussoff
(00:14:45) 253 views

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TEDxMet: Bill T. Jones
(00:18:53) 722 views

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TEDxMet: Eric R. Kandel, MD
(00:19:40) 707 views

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TEDxMet: James Nares
(00:18:28) 356 views

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TEDxMet: Meredith Monk
(00:04:49) 387 views

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TEDxMet: Andrew Solomon
(00:29:25) 682 views

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TEDxMet: Sō Percussion
(00:12:17) 242 views

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TEDxMet: Elizabeth Streb
(00:09:07) 420 views

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TEDxMet: Melanie Holcomb
(00:18:20) 503 views

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TEDxMet: Negin Farsad
(00:14:00) 698 views

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TEDxMet: Kyle Abraham
(00:06:11) 1326 views

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TEDxMet: Navina Najat Haidar
(00:12:13) 756 views

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TEDxMet: Lorna Simpson
(00:07:53) 353 views

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TEDxMet: Jeff Rosenheim
(00:14:17) 458 views

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TEDxMet: Luke Syson
(00:13:16) 614 views

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TEDxMet: Maira Kalman
(00:18:31) 412 views

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The Art of Making Chintz
(00:04:20) 4583 views

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Journey to the Copper Age
(01:10:46) 2086 views

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Performance by Dan Zhu
(00:19:42) 119 views