11 septembre 2010

Cyrus the Great Artifact to Be Displayed in Iran's National Museum

The Cyrus Cylinder (detail) is a sixth century B.C. clay object inscribed with an account in cuneiform of the conquest of Babylon by the Persian King Cyrus the Great. TEHRAN (AP).- A Babylonian artifact sometimes described as the world's first human rights charter is to go on display in Iran after the government threatened to cut ties with the British Museum if it did not loan the object. The Cyrus Cylinder is a sixth century B.C. clay object inscribed with an account in cuneiform of the conquest of Babylon by the Persian King... [Lire la suite]
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09 février 2010

Le chef de l’Organisation iranienne du patrimoine culturel et du tourisme, Hamid Baghaei, a annoncé que cette dernière « a coupé

Le Cylindre de Cyrus : il décrète les thèmes de la règle persane : tolérance religieuse, abolition de l'esclavage, liberté du choix de profession et expansion de l'empire - British Museum - © Trustees du British Museum TEHERAN (IRAN) [09.02.10] – Pour protester contre de multiples reports de prêt d’un trésor de la Perse antique, le Musée national de Téhéran a déclaré, dimanche 7 février, la rupture de ses liens avec le musée britannique. Le chef de l’Organisation iranienne du patrimoine culturel et du tourisme, Hamid... [Lire la suite]
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19 janvier 2010

Iran May Cut British Museum Ties in Row Over Ancient Persian Treasure

The Museum said in September that plans to hand over the 2,500-year-old clay cylinder had been delayed due to unspecified "practicalities." TEHRAN.- Iran will cut its links with the British Museum and ask bodies such as UNESCO to reconsider their own ties if the museum does not keep a promise to lend Iran an ancient Persian treasure, Iranian media reported on Sunday. Iran's Cultural Heritage Organization said in October it had set a two-month deadline for the British Museum to allow the public display in Iran of the... [Lire la suite]
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