LA Weekly: What the Cyrus Cylinder at the Getty Villa Means to L.A.’s Iranian Community

From the LA Weekly article by Orly Minazadarticle:

As the first king to create a multiethnic and multi-faith society, the Persian King Cyrus the Great made coexisting cool before those “coexist” bumper stickers were plastered on every Prius in Los Angeles.

 In an event the Getty Museum’s new Director Timothy Potts deems as “a once in a lifetime opportunity,” the Cyrus Cylinder is now making the final stop of its U.S. tour at the Getty Villa in Malibu, through Dec. 2. “The Cyrus Cylinder and Ancient Persia: A New Beginning,” the exhibition it’s a part of, is chock-full of pre-Islamic artifacts that reveal the triumph and achievement of the Persian Empire.

Read What the Cyrus Cylinder at the Getty Villa Means to L.A.’s Iranian Community.