Behistun Rock in Iran

Mary Conceicao Coelho writes an amazing Story Blog shared on FB about ancient monuments and people. This is one where a daring young British man named Sir Henry Rawlinson climbed up a ladder to inspect cuniforms carved into the Rock. Three different forms of cuniforms were noted and helped lead to a translation of Ancient Persian, Elamite and Babylonian.

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