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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
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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) 77 views

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My Met—Keith Christiansen
(00:57:48) 101 views

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Masterworks from the Met
(00:57:48) 115 views

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Africa and the West
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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
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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) 1277 views

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TEDxMet: James Nares
(00:18:28) 298 views

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TEDxMet: Meredith Monk
(00:04:49) 265 views

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TEDxMet: Jeff Rosenheim
(00:14:17) 310 views

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TEDxMet: Nicolai Ouroussoff
(00:14:45) 184 views

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TEDxMet: Eric R. Kandel, MD
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TEDxMet: Bill T. Jones
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TEDxMet: Melanie Holcomb
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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
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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
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Performance by Dan Zhu
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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
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Iraq Now! Sunday at the Met
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