- Posted December 23, 2012 by
Cyrus cylinder, world's oldest human rights charter, returns to Iran on loan
Historians call him "Cyrus the Great", Iranians call him "Cyrus the Father". The man who found it in Persian Empire did something in 539 BC that was on herd of, in the ancient world he made and declaration of human rights. Inscribed in clay is the Cree is on an artifact known as "the Cyrus Cylinder". The iconic ancient Persian object owned by the British Museum. It's been on a four-month loan to the national Museum of Iran. IRIB's Masoud Karian was there at its arrival.