Welcome to

SHARJAH ARCHAEOLOGY AUTHORITY

A SUSTAINABLE WORLD CULTURAL HERITAGE FOR SHARJAH EMIRATE’S AUTHENTIC ARCHAEOLOGY

About

Sharjah Archaeology Authority​​

Titled “Department of Archaeology and Heritage”, under the umbrella of the Department of Culture and Information, Sharjah Archaeology Department was established in 1986 to supervise all the archaeological and heritage sites all over Sharjah emirate and to provide the necessary protection to them; in addition to carrying out the archaeological exploration operations and overseeing the exploration work of the foreign expeditions operating in Sharjah emirate.​

Historical highlights in the depths of human civilization​

International Exhibitions​

Various exhibitions narrating Sharjah’s civilization and history​

Our Latest Publications​​​

ANNUAL SHARJAH ARCHAEOLOGY ISSUE 8
April 1, 1993

ANNUAL SHARJAH ARCHAEOLOGY ISSUE 8

In its first and second editions 1994 and 2019 respectively, the 8th annual magazine highlights the study of the ancient nature and environment in Mleiha and the excavations conducted therein, in addition to the local editions of the Arabian coinages of the Pre-Islam era. Also, it highlights the editions of Greek jars “Amphora” and the […]
Dibba Al Hisn in archaeology
February 1, 2021

Dibba Al Hisn in archaeology

Dibba Al-Hisn, this small city, occupies a quiet, privileged location overlooking the western coast of the Sea of Oman, and represents the eastern natural geographical extension of the Emirate of Sharjah. It is bordered to the north by Dibba Al Baya, which is part of the Sultanate of Oman, and to the south by Dibba […]
Wadi Al-Hilu 1 – Bronze Age copper mining and smelting site in the Emirate of Sharjah – UAE.
January 1, 2013

Wadi Al-Hilu 1 – Bronze Age copper mining and smelting site in the Emirate of Sharjah – UAE.

This thesis studies the site of copper mining and smelting located in Wadi Al-Hilu in the Emirate of Sharjah. This site is the oldest evidence of metal manufacturing in the southeastern region of the Arabian Peninsula, including direct and indirect evidence that proves the process of metal manufacturing such as: smelting furnaces and workshops The […]
“Pre-History Eras and Nearest Modern Age Geology “Pleistocene” in Cyrenaica – Libya Book
January 1, 2018

“Pre-History Eras and Nearest Modern Age Geology “Pleistocene” in Cyrenaica – Libya Book

The book is written by S.B. Makberti W R W, and translated to arabic and prepared by Dr. Sabah Aboud Jasim Director General of Sharjah Archaeology Authority. The first edition was in 2018G. The book is issued by Sharjah Archaeology Authority.The first part of the book highlights Geology of Pleistocene Era. It presents shores strips […]
SharjahANNUAL SHARJAH ARCHAEOLOGY ISSUE 13
January 1, 2018

SharjahANNUAL SHARJAH ARCHAEOLOGY ISSUE 13

The annual magazine contains a number of articles being reports of the underwater excavation works by Norway mission, the British mission’s excavation in Kalba, Belgium mission in Mleiha for the years 2009 and 2010, and the French mission in Mleiha 2010 and 2011.

News Update

We narrate the news through story, history, and archaeological remains.

Virtual Tour for the culture identity exhibition for
Sharjah Archaeology Authority
Lisbon - Portugal

تاريخ عمارة الجامع الأزهر منذ العصر الفاطمي حتى نهاية العصر المملوكي

محاضرتنا الاثنين القادم بعنوان “تاريخ عمارة الجامع الأزهر منذ العصر الفاطمي حتى نهاية العصر المملوكي” يقدمها الدكتور أحمد مجدي سالم، في تمام الساعة 4:30 مساءً.

لحضور المحاضرة يرجى الضغط على الرابط التالي:
https://us06web.zoom.us/j/85206671181?pwd=OG8yQzhwT0poK21Ld0F2bVJkYzI5dz09

error: disabled!!