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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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Lost Kingdoms Symposium, Part 1
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Ink Art Symposium, Part 8
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Ink Art Symposium, Part 7
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Ink Art Symposium, Part 6
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Ink Art Symposium, Part 5
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Ink Art Symposium, Part 4
(00:31:59) 27 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 3
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Ink Art Symposium, Part 2
(00:30:01) 30 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 1
(00:37:47) 70 views

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My Met—Keith Christiansen
(00:57:48) 98 views

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Masterworks from the Met
(00:57:48) 113 views

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Africa and the West
(01:13:21) 9 views

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How Proust Changed Our Minds
(01:15:39) 41 views

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Why New Art Mattered
(01:06:02) 24 views

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TEDxMet: Andrew Bolton
(00:14:59) 1086 views

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TEDxMet: Navina Najat Haidar
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TEDxMet: Negin Farsad
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TEDxMet: Kyle Abraham
(00:06:11) 1272 views

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TEDxMet: James Nares
(00:18:28) 290 views

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TEDxMet: Meredith Monk
(00:04:49) 254 views

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TEDxMet: Jeff Rosenheim
(00:14:17) 259 views

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TEDxMet: Nicolai Ouroussoff
(00:14:45) 177 views

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TEDxMet: Eric R. Kandel, MD
(00:19:40) 436 views

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TEDxMet: Bill T. Jones
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TEDxMet: Melanie Holcomb
(00:18:20) 382 views

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TEDxMet: Maira Kalman
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TEDxMet: Luke Syson
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TEDxMet: Sō Percussion
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TEDxMet: Lorna Simpson
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TEDxMet: Elizabeth Streb
(00:09:07) 348 views

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TEDxMet: Andrew Solomon
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The Art of Making Chintz
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Journey to the Copper Age
(01:10:46) 1927 views

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Performance by Dan Zhu
(00:19:42) 104 views

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The Cloisters: Part Four
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The Cloisters: Part Three
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The Cloisters: Part Two
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The Cloisters: Part One
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Eros, God of Love
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The Arts of the Book
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Revealing the Original
(00:25:21) 145 views

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Iraq Now! Sunday at the Met
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