In late 1992, Sharjah Archaeology Department formed a local expedition to explore the archaeological sites, and to coordinate with the foreign exploration expeditions during the exploration seasons. The expedition was headed by Dr. Sabah Jassem and it had local members. Located on the eastern coast of Kalba city, “Al Tareef” site was the first place the local expedition started its archaeological explorations in. Ever since, the local expedition’s works have continued covering a large number of such archaeological sites all over Sharjah emirate where abundant movable and immovable archaeological discoveries, have been unearthed.
The Expedition carries on its surveys and excavations at all archaeological sites in Sharjah
The Expedition excavates in a big and important archaeological site at Kalba area.
The expedition carries on its surveys and excavations at Al Thuqaibeh archaeological site located at Madam plain from the iron age.
The German Expedition conducted its significant archaeological surveys and excavations at Wadi Al Hilo, Jebel Al-Faya, and Jebel Al-Buhais.
The Japanese Expedition carried out its surveys and excavations in Dibba Al Hisn, Khor Fakkan, Sharjah City and other Islamic sites
The American Expedition carried out excavations at Tell Abraq.