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Historical highlights in the depths of human civilization
Northwestern Arabia Bronze coin
Northwestern arabia coin. Lihyan?. Circa 350-250 BC. (9g). Imitating Athens. Stylized helmeted head of Athena right, with frontal eye /Schematic representation of owl standing Pre-Islamic Bronze Coin, Mleiha, Sharjah, UAE.
Iron Age Bronze Bangle
Iron Age heavy (435 gr.) bronze anklet/bangle with incised decoration around the open ends., Jebel al-Buhais, Sharjah, UAE. On display in the Mleiha Archaeological Center. 1st millennium BCE.
Alabaster Vase No. 29
Alabaster Vase No. 29 of 47, from cache, Mleiha, Sharjah, UAE. 2nd-3rd Century CE.
Pre-Islamic Softstone stamp
Pre-Islamic soft stone stamp seal engraved with camel motif. Mleiha, Sharjah, UAE. On display in the Mleiha Archaeological Center. 1st Century CE.
Bronze Spear Point
Socketed bronze spear point from the site of Jebel al-Buhais, Sharjah, UAE. Bronze Age, Wadi suq Period. 2000-1300 BCE. similar to Catalog No. EXS 41.
Glazed Mesopotamian Jar
Green glazed vessels such as this vase with ornamental handles were imported from Southern Mesopotamia. Found at the site of Mleiha, Sharjah, UAE. 2nd Century BCE. Pre-Islamic Period.
Bronze bangle– a bracelet or anklet – decorated with incised lines on each end Jebel al-Buhais. Sharjah, UAE. Iron Age 2: 1000-600 BCE.
Various exhibitions narrating Sharjah’s civilization and history
Our Latest Publications
January 1, 2018The book is written by D.T. Bots; translated and prepared by Dr. Sabah Aboud Jassem. The book falls in 256 pages of big size. It was printed by Sharjah Archaeology Authority.The book sheds light on the sources of the eastern Arabian Peninsula’s coins, and the sorts of the eastern coins at the north of Arabian […]
January 1, 2013This 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 […]
January 1, 2014This paper presents recent archaeological evidence from the port city of Dibba Al-Hisn – United Arab Emirates, examines the discoveries of both ceramics and elite materials, and illustrates the fact that there is an extensive maritime trade network linking this part of the southeastern Arabian Peninsula with the wider Indian Ocean world .
April 20, 1986In its third edition (2019G), the third annual magazine highlights Sharjha’s eastern coast surveys, in addition to initial notes about the sea shells collected from the emirate’s coast in 1985 G. A testing trench was unearthed, dating back to pre-history at Qassimya area. The said annual magazine also presents a study of pre-history ages and […]
January 1, 1992It 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 […]
January 1, 2019Rock art recording in Khatm Al-Melaha (United Arab Emirates): Multirange data scanning and web mapping TechnologiesThis paper proposes an initial methodological procedure that allows integrating the data recorded from the archaeological area of Khatam al-Malha (Emirate of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates) into the access to the network, combining different geomatics techniques at different levels from a broad technical perspective. The documentation process should always consider every aspect of recording as […]
August 10, 2021The first part of this book covers the coinage of the era of the Messenger (Peace Be Upon Him) and the Islamic Caliphate, and begins with an introduction to the study of Islamic coinage and their significance, as well as how to benefit from them and use them to study Islamic history and civilization, as […]
January 1, 2001يعرض هذا المقال نتائج عمليات التنقيب التي جرت في عامي 1993 و 1994 في موقع مليحة الأثري، حيث تم الكشف عن أربع طبقات متتالية تضم في داخلها كميات من اللقى الأثرية.
May 1, 2017This 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.
August 4, 2022Dibba al – Hisin, a coastal city within the Emirate of Sharjah, is located on the east coast of the UAE and boarders the sea of Oman. it is situated approximately thirty milels north of the Emirate of Fujairah and ninth miles to the east of the Emirate of Dubai.The history of pre-Islamic Arabic contains […]