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The Cyrus Cylinder and Ancient Persia

The Cyrus Cylinder Darius Seal Gold PlaqueGold Bowl from the Oxus Treasure Silver Bowl with winged lions and heads of the Egyptian deity Bes Gold Griffin Headed Armlet from the Oxus Treasure

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The Freer is closed for renovation and reopening in 2017. The Sackler remains open, with a full lineup of exhibitions and events both in the museum and around DC.