The British Museum has announced that in 2013 Cyrus Cylinder relic will at last be available for viewing in the United States. Until now, people living in the U.S could only view a copy, held in the United Nations headquarters in New York.
Cyrus Cylinder U.S. Tour Dates:
• Smithsonian’s Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, DC: March 9th – April 28th, 2013
• Museum of Fine Arts, Houston: May 3rd – June 14th, 2013
• Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York: June 20th – August 4th, 2013
• Asian Art Museum, San Francisco: August 9th – September 22nd, 2013
• J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa, Los Angeles: October 2nd – December 2nd, 2013
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