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Books Specialized in Archaeology
Civilizational and cultural treasure is found in these various editions of specialized books, rich reports, and valuable publications that will take you through the past ages, echoing a civilization’s voice that is still reverberating across Sharjah.


Archaeology Yearbook

Fatimids Mosques

Fatimids Mosques

Published: September 20, 2022

This book discusses mosques built during the Fatimid era in Mahdia,
Sirte, Ajdabiya, and Cairo, some of which remained intact and some
of which were altered, and it is based on a treatise originally titled
(Fatimid Mosques, Their History and Architecture). Given the
significance of the mihrab in mosque architecture, I included an
article titled “The Rightness in the Relationship Between the Mosque
and the Mihrab” that opened the book’s pages which were the
introduction pages of the book.

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Early Abbasid Era in the Emirate of Sharjah

Early Abbasid Era in the Emirate of Sharjah

Published: August 10, 2022

In the introduction to his book, the author discussed the concept of studying archaeological finds and the importance of placing them within the geographical, historical, and cultural contexts of the region in which they were discovered, as well as the role of heritage sources in the process of analyzing and studying the discovered antiquities. He devoted an important part of his research to discussing the issue of Arab, Islamic, and foreign coins that were in circulation at the time, in terms of the region’s political, practical, social, and economic importance, after being presented in detail to the review and discussion of various pottery and stone finds.

The author focused on the Abbasid group of dirhams, which were discovered inside a small Abbasid-style glazed jar. They were nine silver dirhams and one copper fil. It also contained five small square copper pieces of varying weights. These silver coins date back to the first Abbasid era, which dates back to 123-218 AH (750-833 AD).

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اFuneral Monuments and Human Remains from Jebel Al-Buhais

اFuneral Monuments and Human Remains from Jebel Al-Buhais

Published: August 9, 2022

the current volume is the first in a series dedicted to researching the antiquities of the Jebel Al-Buhais area,with the aim of providing an overview of the Sharjah Archaeology Department’s explorations describing the human remains from the many tombs discovered in this area, and documenting Sabah Aboud Jassim’s contribution to the amazing continuity of funeral sites in Jebel Al-Buhais area during various prehistoric periods, which resulted in some cases of enormous wealth.




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