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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
(00:26:18) 49 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 7
(00:41:24) 69 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 6
(00:48:51) 25 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 5
(00:41:09) 30 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 4
(00:31:59) 29 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 3
(00:29:02) 27 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 2
(00:30:01) 33 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 1
(00:37:47) 84 views

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My Met—Keith Christiansen
(00:57:48) 107 views

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Masterworks from the Met
(00:57:48) 124 views

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Africa and the West
(01:13:21) 10 views

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How Proust Changed Our Minds
(01:15:39) 42 views

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Why New Art Mattered
(01:06:02) 25 views

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TEDxMet: Andrew Bolton
(00:14:59) 1125 views

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TEDxMet: Navina Najat Haidar
(00:12:13) 517 views

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TEDxMet: Negin Farsad
(00:14:00) 624 views

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TEDxMet: Kyle Abraham
(00:06:11) 1283 views

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TEDxMet: James Nares
(00:18:28) 302 views

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TEDxMet: Meredith Monk
(00:04:49) 267 views

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TEDxMet: Jeff Rosenheim
(00:14:17) 332 views

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TEDxMet: Nicolai Ouroussoff
(00:14:45) 192 views

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TEDxMet: Eric R. Kandel, MD
(00:19:40) 491 views

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TEDxMet: Bill T. Jones
(00:18:53) 618 views

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TEDxMet: Melanie Holcomb
(00:18:20) 407 views

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TEDxMet: Maira Kalman
(00:18:31) 265 views

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TEDxMet: Luke Syson
(00:13:16) 339 views

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TEDxMet: Sō Percussion
(00:12:17) 209 views

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TEDxMet: Lorna Simpson
(00:07:53) 227 views

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TEDxMet: Elizabeth Streb
(00:09:07) 366 views

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TEDxMet: Andrew Solomon
(00:29:25) 517 views

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The Art of Making Chintz
(00:04:20) 4370 views

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Journey to the Copper Age
(01:10:46) 2030 views

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Performance by Dan Zhu
(00:19:42) 111 views

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The Cloisters: Part Four
(00:17:19) 134 views

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The Cloisters: Part Three
(00:15:56) 141 views

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The Cloisters: Part Two
(00:17:40) 314 views

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The Cloisters: Part One
(00:17:14) 865 views

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Eros, God of Love
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The Arts of the Book
(00:29:25) 179 views

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Revealing the Original
(00:25:21) 150 views

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Iraq Now! Sunday at the Met
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