Press Preview Held For The Cyrus Cylinder And Ancient Persia Exhibit At The Met Museum

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An ancient tablet with inscriptions is viewed at the traveling... News PhotoArt Museum,Chart,Cultures,Engraving,Exhibition,History,Horizontal,Human Interest,Metropolitan Museum Of Art,New York City,Travel,USAPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesNEW YORK, NY - JUNE 20: An ancient tablet with inscriptions is viewed at the traveling exhibition The Cyrus Cylinder and Ancient Persia: Charting a New Empire at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on June 20, 2013 in New York City. One of the most famous surviving icons from the ancient world, the Cyrus Cylinder is the centerpiece of the traveling exhibition The Cyrus Cylinder and Ancient Persia: Charting a New Empire. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)