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'Cyrus Cylinder' Discussion

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The Cyrus Cylinder, 539–538 BCE. Achaemenid Clay © Courtesy of Asian Art Museum
'Cyrus Cylinder' Discussion

200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
August 9th, 2013 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
EVENT TYPE:  
Lecture
WEBSITE:  
http://www.asianart.org/
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
Union Square/Civic Center
EMAIL:  
members@asianart.org
PHONE:  
415.581.3500
OPEN HOURS:  
Tue-Wed, Fri-Sun 10-5; Thu (Jan-Oct) 10-9; Thu (Nov-Dec) 10-5; closed Mon
COST:  
$20 members*, $25 non-members (includes museum admission). Advance tickets only! Samsung Hall

DESCRIPTION

Jay Xu, Director of the Asian Art Museum, moderates a panel discussion featuring scholars, historians, writers, and journalists in a conversation about the Cyrus Cylinder and its role in shaping the narrative of Iran, from ancient Persia to the present. John Curtis, Keeper, Department of the Middle East, British Museum, provides the keynote address.

*Members include Asian Art Museum members and Asia Society members.

Co-presented with Asia Society, Northern California.

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