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“The Major constantly and indefatigably employed himself, from daylight to dark, revising, restoring and adding to his former materials. This was a work of great irksomeness and labour in the confined space he was compelled to stand in, with his body in close proximity to the heated rock and under a broiling September sun.” – Felix Jones, 1844 After the debacle of the First Anglo-Afghan War, Henry Creswicke Rawlinson made two more excursions to Behistun. His attempts to copy the remaining inscriptions nearly cost him his life. http://s407341505.onlinehome.us/Episode_R5_Behistun_Hat-Trick.mp3. . .