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
This program is held in conjunction with the exhibition Cleopatra’s Needle.