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The Persian cuneiform inscription at Behistun
John W. Parker, Londres 1846 - Extremely rare. Additional title: "decyphered and translated ; with a memoir on Persian cuneiform inscriptions in general, and on that of Behistun in particular". Royal Asiatic Society. John W. Parker, Londres, 1846, in-8, lxxi & 52 pages, 8 large lithographed plates, reproducing the full inscription. Contemporary green half-leather, slight foxing. A very nice copy. The Behistun Inscription, is a multi-lingual inscription and large rock relief on a cliff at Mount Behistun in the Kermanshah Province of Iran, near the city of Kermanshah in western Iran. It was crucial to the decipherment of cuneiform script. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Meretseger Books]
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