The Cyrus Cylinder, one of the most iconic objects of the British Museum, is in the US for the first time for a five city tour. The touring exhibition is arranged by the British Museum in partnership with IHF America and the Smithsonian's Sackler Gallery. For more information, please visit: cyruscylinder2013.com

Opening remarks during the launch of the tour at the Sackler Gallery, Alireza Rastegar, Chairman of IHF America, Trustee of the Iran Heritage Foundation in London.

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