2600 years of history in one object (Neil MacGregor)

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Jan van der Crabben
by TED
published on 19 July 2014

http://www.ted.com A clay cylinder covered in Akkadian cuneiform script, damaged and broken, the Cyrus Cylinder is a powerful symbol of religious tolerance and multi-culturalism. In this enthralling talk Neil MacGregor, Director of the British Museum, traces 2600 years of Middle Eastern history through this single object.

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TED, . (2014, July 19). 2600 years of history in one object (Neil MacGregor). World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/520/2600-years-of-history-in-one-object-neil-macgregor/

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