- Museum number
Fired clay brick with Babylonian inscription giving the names and titles of Cyrus, and the statement that he established peace in the land; 6 ll.
- Production date
- 6thC BC
Height: 32.50 centimetres
Length: 32 centimetres
Thickness: 5.60 centimetres
Thickness: 6 centimetres
Width: 32 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- P – MJ 16, 306 & UET 1, pl. W, 194; C, T & Tr – UET 1, 194; Pr – Ur.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2013 27 Sept-early Dec, Los Angeles, J. Paul Getty Museum, 'Cyrus Cylinder'
2013 9 Aug-20 Sept, San Francisco, Asian Arts Museum, 'Cyrus Cylinder'
2013 21 June-2 Aug, New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 'Cyrus Cylinder'
2013 3 May-14 June, Houston, Museum of Fine Arts, 'Cyrus Cylinder'
2013 15 Mar-26 Apr, Washington, Freer Sackler Gallery, 'Cyrus Cylinder'
1995-2005 17 Nov-, BM, G52/IRAN/6/8
1994 16 Jun-23 Dec, BM, G49/IRAN/6/8
1975- c. 1990, Jul-, BM, Iranian Room [IR] case ?, no. 4
1971, BM, 'Royal Persia: a commemoration of Cyrus the Great and his successors on the occasion of the 2500th anniversary of the founding of the Persian Empire'.
Persian Room, wall-case [WC] 15, shelf 4.
- Acquisition date
- Middle East
- BM/Big number
- Registration number