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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) 58 views

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

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Collecting Cubism
(00:56:59) 618 views

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Lost Kingdoms Symposium, Part 1
(00:12:45) 1325 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) 77 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) 49 views

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

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

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My Met—Keith Christiansen
(00:57:48) 133 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) 55 views

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

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TEDxMet: Andrew Bolton
(00:14:59) 1286 views

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

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TEDxMet: Bill T. Jones
(00:18:53) 707 views

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TEDxMet: Eric R. Kandel, MD
(00:19:40) 677 views

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TEDxMet: James Nares
(00:18:28) 348 views

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

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TEDxMet: Andrew Solomon
(00:29:25) 658 views

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

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

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

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TEDxMet: Negin Farsad
(00:14:00) 685 views

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

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

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TEDxMet: Lorna Simpson
(00:07:53) 322 views

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

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TEDxMet: Luke Syson
(00:13:16) 563 views

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TEDxMet: Maira Kalman
(00:18:31) 394 views

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The Art of Making Chintz
(00:04:20) 4567 views

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Journey to the Copper Age
(01:10:46) 2079 views

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