Asian Art Museum Exhibition – The Cyrus Cylinder

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San Francisco offers newcomers as well as longtime residents many educational and aesthetic opportunities to explore, including such attractions as the Asian Art Museum on Larkin Street. The world-renowned museum has over 18,000 pieces of Asian art, some with ancient origins. Recent exhibits include the Cyrus Cylinder, which was on display from August 9 to September 22, 2013.

The Cyrus Cylinder ranks as one of the ancient world’s most treasured artifacts. Inscribed in Babylonia cuneiform in 539 BCE, the artifact is a record that tells how Cyrus the Great of Persia re-established religious shrines to enable exiled peoples to return to their homelands. Some believe that displaced Jews returned to Jerusalem during the period of record. The exhibition was made possible through a partners hip with the Iran Heritage Foundation, the British Museum, and the Smithsonian’s Arthur M. Sackler Gallery.

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