. WATCH THE TED TALK ON THE CYRUS CYLINDER:
Neil MacGregor begins his TED talk by stating “the things we make have one supreme quality; they live longer than we do”. Our Chapter Two includes the birth date of this object.
· Who was Cyrus II and what does the Cyrus Cylinder represent?
· What language and script is the writing on the Cylinder?
· When was the first Iran/Iraq War and what were the circumstances?
· Who is Marduk and on what work of art do find representations of him?
· Listen to the entire talk and post your thoughts about this object’s relevance to our chapter and to our future.
· post by Feb. 2nd 11:55 P.M.
P.S. When the Cyrus Cylinder came for the U.N. meeting last year, it also visited two museums in the country: The Museum of Fine Arts Houston, and The Getty Museum
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