Cylinder of Cyrus the Great with text written in akkadian cu
Cylinder of Cyrus the Great with text written in akkadian cuneiform. Clay. Describes the conquest of Babylon in 539 BC and the capture of King Nabonidus by Cyrus the Great, king of Persia (559-530 BC). British Museum. London. England. United Kingdom.
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