|D) None of these
The Sumerians were the first to evolve a proper system of writing called cuneiform. The script is wedge-shaped. Henry Rawlinson a British officer, deciphered the cuneiform script. He discovered by chance an inscription known as the behistun inscription. Relentless work of almost 12 years by Henry Rawlinson on this inscription, he managed to decipher the cuneiform script.