An Ancient Symbol of Tolerance Goes on Its First American Tour

Hyperallergic
Mar 26, 2013 3:48PM

Back in the ancient world, whole clusters of ceremonial objects would be buried at a specific points in temple foundations, with a theorized reason being that these ritualistic items were believed to keep the buildings from ruin. 

Image: Cyrus Cylinder (via Justin Ennis/Flickr user)

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