logo

Video encyclopedia

Behistun Inscription

4:25

The Behistun Inscription

3:29

The Behistun Inscription // Darius The Great (550 - 486 BC) // Persian Primary Source

5:00

BISOTUN NHK

7:11

IRAN - Mt. Bisotun - III (A World Heritage Site)

7:55

IRAN - Mt. Bisotun - I

The Behistun Inscription is a multilingual 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.
Explore contextually related video stories in a new eye-catching way. Try Combster now!
  • History 

  • Translation efforts 

  • Later research and activity 

  • Content of the inscription 

  • Other historical monuments in the Behistun complex 

  • Similar reliefs and inspiration