The Cyrus Cylinder Arrives in the USA


April 7, 2013

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CNN’s Amanpour and the British Museum’s MacGregor – Complete Cyrus Cylinder Interview from Iran Heritage Foundation on Vimeo.

During the launch event of the Cyrus Cylinder Tour of the US on March 5th, 2013, CNN’s Chief International Correspondant Christiane Amanpour interviewed the Director of the British Museum, Dr. Neil MacGregor, about the significance of the the Cyrus Cylinder. This video includes the full interview.

The Cyrus Cylinder Tour of the US is organized by the British Museum, in partnership with IHF America and the Smithsonian’s Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. More information about the tour can be found at: