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Why this plate has one of the most cinematic depictions of David and Goliath

May 15, 2013 2 MINUTES
"One doesn't tend to think of silver plates as being quite as emotionally involving."

Curator Helen Evans on "Plate with the Battle of David and Goliath."

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Throughout 2013, The Met invited curators from across the Museum to each talk about one artwork that changed the way they see the world.

Photography by Bruce J. Schwarz

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