Glasstire: Cyrus Cylinder Rolls in to Houston: Conqueror’s Ancient Edict Revered For Fairness, Oldness

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For many the cylinder is an Iranian national symbol: more than a million visitors viewed the artifact when it was on display in Tehran in 2010-2011. In 1971, The Shah of Iran’s pre-1979 government put it on display in Tehran to commemorate 2,500 years of the Iranian monarchy.

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