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The Cyrus Cylinder from Ancient Babylon and the Beginning of the Persian Empire

This program is presented with the exhibition The Cyrus Cylinder and Ancient Persia: Charting a New Empire.

Please use the ground-level entrance at Fifth Avenue and 83rd Street for this event.

Assistive listening devices are available from the ushers.   Assistive listening devices are available from the ushers.

Free; Museum admission not required

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A Nenbutsu Gathering at Ichiya, Kyoto, from the Illustrated Biography of the Monk Ippen and His Disciple Ta'a (Yugyô Shônin engi-e) (detail), late 14th century | 1975.268.35

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The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium and the Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education are equipped with infrared sound enhancement systems (with headsets and neck loops). To obtain a headset or neck loop please ask an usher. Headsets and neck loops are available free of charge with identification. Real-time captioning is also available upon request.