Quantcast
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)

Media thumbnail

SPARK: It's About Time
(01:20:22) 44 views

Media thumbnail

SPARK: Plato at the Met
(01:06:51) 47 views

Media thumbnail

Collecting Cubism
(00:56:59) 583 views

Media thumbnail

Lost Kingdoms Symposium, Part 1
(00:12:45) 1304 views

Media thumbnail

Ink Art Symposium, Part 8
(00:26:18) 61 views

Media thumbnail

Ink Art Symposium, Part 7
(00:41:24) 75 views

Media thumbnail

Ink Art Symposium, Part 6
(00:48:51) 36 views

Media thumbnail

Ink Art Symposium, Part 5
(00:41:09) 32 views

Media thumbnail

Ink Art Symposium, Part 4
(00:31:59) 36 views

Media thumbnail

Ink Art Symposium, Part 3
(00:29:02) 43 views

Media thumbnail

Ink Art Symposium, Part 2
(00:30:01) 42 views

Media thumbnail

Ink Art Symposium, Part 1
(00:37:47) 111 views

Media thumbnail

My Met—Keith Christiansen
(00:57:48) 127 views

Media thumbnail

Africa and the West
(01:13:21) 12 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) 1241 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Kyle Abraham
(00:06:11) 1306 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Navina Najat Haidar
(00:12:13) 638 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Negin Farsad
(00:14:00) 668 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Meredith Monk
(00:04:49) 367 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Eric R. Kandel, MD
(00:19:40) 623 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: James Nares
(00:18:28) 336 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Nicolai Ouroussoff
(00:14:45) 225 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Bill T. Jones
(00:18:53) 682 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Lorna Simpson
(00:07:53) 296 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Jeff Rosenheim
(00:14:17) 411 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Sō Percussion
(00:12:17) 232 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Elizabeth Streb
(00:09:07) 401 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Andrew Solomon
(00:29:25) 614 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Melanie Holcomb
(00:18:20) 444 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Luke Syson
(00:13:16) 503 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Maira Kalman
(00:18:31) 358 views

Media thumbnail

The Art of Making Chintz
(00:04:20) 4518 views

Media thumbnail

Journey to the Copper Age
(01:10:46) 2071 views

Media thumbnail

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

Media thumbnail

The Cloisters: Part Two
(00:17:40) 329 views

Media thumbnail

The Cloisters: Part One
(00:17:14) 1010 views

Media thumbnail

The Cloisters: Part Three
(00:15:56) 163 views

Media thumbnail

The Cloisters: Part Four
(00:17:19) 157 views