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2300 BCE: Reign of Anubanini in Kingdom of Lullubi; Anubanini Rock Relief carved which provides model for later Behistun Inscription.
 
 
522 BCE - 486 BCE: Reign of Darius I, The Great, who commissions the Behistun Inscription to celebrate and provide legitimization for his reign.
 
 
520 BCE: Darius I, The Great commissions the Behistun Inscription.
 
 
 
 
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