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
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Recorded March 30, 2014
This program is held in conjunction with the exhibition Cleopatra’s Needle.