WATCH THE TED TALK ON THE CYRUS CYLINDER:
MacGregor begins his TED talk by stating "the things we make have one
supreme quality; they live longer than we do". Our Chapter Two includes
the birth date of this object.
Who was Cyrus II and what does the Cyrus Cylinder represent?
What language and script is the writing on the Cylinder?
When was the first Iran/Iraq War and what were the circumstances?
Who is Marduk and on what work of art do find representations of
Listen to the entire talk and post your thoughts about this object's
relevance to our chapter and to our future.
post by Feb. 2nd 11:55 P.M.
When the Cyrus Cylinder came for the U.
last year, it also visited two museums in the country: The Museum of Fine Arts
Houston, and The Getty Museum