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SHARJAH ARCHAEOLOGY AUTHORITY

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

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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 17
January 1, 2019

ANNUAL SHARJAH ARCHAEOLOGY ISSUE 17

This edition presents the results of the Portuguese archaeological excavation expedition’s works at Kalba area and eastern coast during the years 2017 – 2018 G. The issuance of this edition coincided with the opening of Sharjah Archaeological exhibition in Lisbon in Portuguese.
Trade centres and commercial routes in the Arabian Gulf: Post-Hellenistic discoveries at Dibba, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
January 1, 2006

Trade centres and commercial routes in the Arabian Gulf: Post-Hellenistic discoveries at Dibba, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

This scientific research presents and discusses the results of the archaeological excavations that took place in an underground tomb in Dibba Al-Hisn dating back to the Roman-Parthian period. Dibba Al-Hisn.
ANNUAL SHARJAH ARCHAEOLOGY ISSUE 10
January 1, 1992

ANNUAL SHARJAH ARCHAEOLOGY ISSUE 10

It its second edition 2019G, the tenth annual magazine (1992) highlights the results of the surveys conducted at Kalba area. It also presents a historical description and the outlines of the modern natural landscape of Kalba. This is in addition to the change of the sea level, and the archaeological sites in the area in […]
Faunal remains from the Islamic fort at Luluyyah (Sharjah, UAE)
May 1, 2017

Faunal remains from the Islamic fort at Luluyyah (Sharjah, UAE)

This scientific research studies the animal remains found in the Luluiya Fort, which dates back to the Islamic period, and categorizes them into three categories: the remains of domesticated animals, the remains of wild or wild animals, and the remains of marine creatures, to find out the reasons for their presence in this place.
Buried far from home: Sasanian graves at Jebel al-Emeilah

Buried far from home: Sasanian graves at Jebel al-Emeilah

This scientific research studies skeletons found in Jebel Al-Amilah after they were revealed by the winds that removed the light sandy layer that covered them. The results of the radiocarbon dating process showed that these structures dated to the Sassanid period, and this is confirmed by the presence of Sasanian seals with one of these […]

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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.

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