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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) 64 views

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SPARK: Plato at the Met
(01:06:51) 59 views

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Collecting Cubism
(00:56:59) 637 views

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Lost Kingdoms Symposium, Part 1
(00:12:45) 1393 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 8
(00:26:18) 67 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 7
(00:41:24) 80 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 6
(00:48:51) 45 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 5
(00:41:09) 35 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 4
(00:31:59) 41 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 3
(00:29:02) 59 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 2
(00:30:01) 53 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 1
(00:37:47) 137 views

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My Met—Keith Christiansen
(00:57:48) 150 views

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Africa and the West
(01:13:21) 19 views

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How Proust Changed Our Minds
(01:15:39) 88 views

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Why New Art Mattered
(01:06:02) 35 views

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TEDxMet: Andrew Bolton
(00:14:59) 1404 views

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TEDxMet: Nicolai Ouroussoff
(00:14:45) 276 views

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TEDxMet: James Nares
(00:18:28) 373 views

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TEDxMet: Lorna Simpson
(00:07:53) 397 views

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TEDxMet: Jeff Rosenheim
(00:14:17) 482 views

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TEDxMet: Melanie Holcomb
(00:18:20) 536 views

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TEDxMet: Meredith Monk
(00:04:49) 404 views

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TEDxMet: Eric R. Kandel, MD
(00:19:40) 773 views

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TEDxMet: Bill T. Jones
(00:18:53) 768 views

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TEDxMet: Navina Najat Haidar
(00:12:13) 856 views

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TEDxMet: Negin Farsad
(00:14:00) 720 views

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TEDxMet: Kyle Abraham
(00:06:11) 1340 views

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TEDxMet: Maira Kalman
(00:18:31) 459 views

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TEDxMet: Luke Syson
(00:13:16) 680 views

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TEDxMet: Elizabeth Streb
(00:09:07) 430 views

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TEDxMet: Andrew Solomon
(00:29:25) 739 views

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TEDxMet: Sō Percussion
(00:12:17) 255 views

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The Art of Making Chintz
(00:04:20) 4658 views