The Tomb of Amud is one of a cluster of five monumental graves located near the town of Mleiha in the Emirate of Sharjah (UAE) that date between the 3rd and 1st century BCE. A team of Belgian archaeologists excavated the this tomb in 2016 under the direction of Dr. Bruno Overlaet from the Royal […]
MLH-5 Monumental and Subterranean Tombs, Mleiha Archaeological Center, SharjahA large graveyard located south of the fort. The types of tombs and the findings which have been unearthed at MLH-5 suggest the site was in use from the 2nd Century BCE to the 1st Century CE. Six monumental tombs were discovered; three in the central part […]
DRONE, Sony A7III, Faro S70: MLH-7 Monumental and Subterranean Tombs, Mleiha Archaeological Center, SharjahThe excavated part of a large graveyard located south of the Mleiha fort. The types of tombs and the findings which have been unearthed at MLH-7 suggest the site was in use from the 2nd Century BCE to the 1st Century CE. […]
The excavated area of the famous horse and camel tomb that is now reconstructed and on display in the Mleiha Archaeological Center in Mleiha, Sharjah. Pre-Islamic.
Jabal Al-Emaileh is a site located approximately 15km south of Mleiha, Sharjah that consists of four stone funeary structures including Tomb I. Excavations into Tomb I were completed in 1993 and revealed fragmentary human bone, well-preserved human skulls, thousands of beads, a feeding shell, a shell necklace, and ceramics. Ceramics associatd with the tomb date […]
Bilingual South-Arabian / Aramaic funerary inscription discovered inside the burial chamber of tomb FA-5, Mleiha, Sharjah, UAE. (Overlaet 2018:14 Figure 9, Catalog No. 1). Central panel in south Arabian script, text along the rim in Aramaic. Text reads “Memorial and tomb of Amud son of Gurr son of Ali, inspector of the king of Oman, […]