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    The Cyrus Cylinder, 539-538 BC, Achaemenid, clay.
    Cyrus Cylinder is considered by many as the first bill of human rights.

    In 2013 the Cyrus Cylinder toured the U.S. for the first time.

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    The launch event included an exclusive viewing of the exhibition, along with a question and answer by CNN's Christiane Amanpour and the BM's Neil MacGregor.

    The exhibition was viewed by more than 3 1 5, 0 0 0 visitors across the nation.

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    VIDEO: Watch Neil MacGregor's TED Talk on the Cyrus Cylinder.

    The exhibition was viewed by more than 3 1 5, 0 0 0 visitors across the nation.

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    The Cyrus Cylinder will be accompanied by a number of important objects, some from the Oxus Treasure. Click to see the object names and credits.

    The exhibition included 16 other important objects from the same era.

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    The exhibition travelled from the British Museum to five U.S. cities.

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    Five major museums across the US to host the Cyrus Cylinder

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    Five major museums across the US to host the Cyrus Cylinder

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    Five major museums across the US to host the Cyrus Cylinder

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    Five major museums across the US to host the Cyrus Cylinder

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    The tour ended in Los Angeles, and the exhibition is now in Mumbai, India.

WHAT'S NEW?

The touring exhibition of "The Cyrus Cylinder and Ancient Persia" is now concluded. The exhibition was viewed by more than 315,000 visitors in Washington DC, Houston, New York, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. The exhibition will be on display in Mumbai India before returning to the British Museum.