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1. Neil MacGregor: 2600 years of history in one object

  • Published: 6 years ago
  • Duration: 19:38
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Neil MacGregor: 2600 years of history in one object

http://www.ted.com A clay cylinder covered in Akkadian cuneiform script, damaged and broken, the Cyrus Cylinder is a powerful ...


2. Neil MacGregor on the Cyrus Cylinder: A great moment for the Middle East

  • Published: 5 years ago
  • Duration: 10:18
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Neil MacGregor on the Cyrus Cylinder: A great moment for the Middle East

A declaration of human rights, written 2600 years ago in Persian, is touring America. The director of The British Museum explains ...


3. TED Video on Iran, Cyrus Cylinder and freeing of the Jews by Neil MacGregor

  • Published: 2 years ago
  • Duration: 33:21
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TED Video on Iran, Cyrus Cylinder and freeing of the Jews by Neil MacGregor

A great TED video by Neil Mac-Gregor on Iran, the Jews, and Cyrus Cylinder. 2600 years of history in one object Describe ...


4. 2015 Magna Carta Lectures - Neil MacGregor: Making the Magna Carta We Want

  • Published: 2 years ago
  • Duration: 53:43
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2015 Magna Carta Lectures - Neil MacGregor: Making the Magna Carta We Want

The Magna Carta Lecture series by Salisbury Cathedral and Sarum College celebrated the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta ...


5. A new beginning for the Middle East: The Cyrus Cylinder and Ancient Persia

  • Published: 3 years ago
  • Duration: 14:49
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A new beginning for the Middle East: The Cyrus Cylinder and Ancient Persia

The Cyrus Cylinder is one of the most famous objects to have survived from the ancient world. It was inscribed in Babylonian ...


6. The Cyrus Cylinder (Full Text)

  • Published: 3 years ago
  • Duration: 7:12
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The Cyrus Cylinder (Full Text)

The Cyrus Cylinder is an ancient document written in Akkadian cuneiform, attributed to Achaemenid Persian conqueror Cyrus the ...


7. Cyrus Cylinder 30 minute segment

  • Published: 5 years ago
  • Duration: 30:41
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Cyrus Cylinder 30 minute segment

00:30:40 Run time Public access show combining the Cyrus Cylinder short film, Neil MacGregors TED conference speech and a ...


8. Tour of the exhibition Germany: memories of a nation with British Museum Director Neil MacGregor

  • Published: 2 years ago
  • Duration: 26:11
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Tour of the exhibition Germany: memories of a nation with British Museum Director Neil MacGregor

This week we say goodbye to our Director, Neil MacGregor, who is off to pastures new in Germany. In honour of the great man ...


9. The Cyrus Cylinder and Ancient Persia: A New Beginning

  • Published: 4 years ago
  • Duration: 7:50
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The Cyrus Cylinder and Ancient Persia: A New Beginning

Four experts comment on why the Cyrus Cylinder, a 2600-year-old document of baked clay, is important for the past and the ...


10. Neil MacGregor: Tales from America's Past

  • Published: 5 years ago
  • Duration: 58:28
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Neil MacGregor: Tales from America's Past

The field of cultural history had never seen a more innovative or ambitious project than A History of the World in 100 Objects.


11. Decoding the Cyrus Cylinder

  • Published: 1 year ago
  • Duration: 3:05
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12. HISTORY - Neil MacGregor - Printing and the Reformation

  • Published: 1 year ago
  • Duration: 3:02
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HISTORY - Neil MacGregor -  Printing and the Reformation

The former Director of the British Museum explains why Germany was the perfect melting pot for the development of the printing ...


13. An evening with Neil MacGregor - Contemporary Talks Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

  • Published: 7 months ago
  • Duration: 1:00:52
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An evening with Neil MacGregor - Contemporary Talks Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

Sir Neil MacGregor in conversation with Sabine Haag Sir Neil MacGregor (born 1946) is the founding Director of the Humboldt ...


14. Neil MacGregor NGA Robert Hughes Lecture 2012

  • Published: 5 years ago
  • Duration: 1:05:34
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15. Maxwell Anderson in conversation with Neil MacGregor

  • Published: 5 years ago
  • Duration: 59:39
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16. British Museum director looks at the story behind objects

  • Published: 7 years ago
  • Duration: 8:35
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British Museum director looks at the story behind objects

ABC reporter Scott Bevan talks to the British Museum director Neil MacGregor about the history of the world in 100 hundred ...


17. A History of the World in 100 Objects by Neil MacGregor

  • Published: 7 years ago
  • Duration: 2:08
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A History of the World in 100 Objects by Neil MacGregor

Book: Neil MacGregor on A History of the World in 100 Objects ...


18. Objects Of Concern - Neil MacGregor

  • Published: 6 years ago
  • Duration: 1:00:27
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Objects Of Concern - Neil MacGregor

Much has been written about Shakespeare, but we know very little factual information about the playwright himself. We have the ...


19. Extended Interview: 'A History of the World in 100 Objects'

  • Published: 6 years ago
  • Duration: 4:10
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Extended Interview: 'A History of the World in 100 Objects'

For more on this story visit: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/art/ In this extended conversation, Jeffrey Brown talks to Neil MacGregor, ...