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Author Curtis, John, 1946-
Title The Cyrus Cylinder and ancient Persia : a new beginning for the Middle East / John Curtis ; with an introductory essay by Neil MacGregor and a translation of the Cyrus Cylinder by Irving Finkel
Imprint London : British Museum, 2013
book jacket
 傅{21426  WX DS282 C979 2013    AVAILABLE    30530001197185
Descript 144 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps ; 29 cm
Note English translation of the Cyrus Cylinder text: p. 42-43
"This book is published to accompany the touring exhibition, "The Cyrus Cylinder and Ancient Persia" at Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. 9 March-28 April 2013; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 3 May-14 June 2013; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 20 June-4 August 2013; Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, 9 August-22 September 2013; and J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa, Los Angeles, 2 October-2 December 2013."--T.p. verso
Includes bibliographical references (p. 142-144)
Subject Cyrus, King of Persia, -529 or 530 B.C. -- Manuscripts -- Exhibitions
Art, Achaemenid -- Exhibitions
Cuneiform inscriptions, Akkadian -- Exhibitions
Iran -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions
Iran -- History -- To 640 -- Exhibitions
Iran -- Civilization -- To 640 -- Exhibitions
Alt Author MacGregor, Neil, 1946-
Finkel, Irving L
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Asian Art Museum of San Francisco
J. Paul Getty Museum
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