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Tomb BHS 12 – Jebel Al-Buhais (Sharjah, U.A.E.)

Place Discovered

Jebel Buhais - Sharjah


Bronze Age



Date Discovered

Tomb 12 is a Bronze Age, subterranean u-shaped tomb with a narrow entry point. The remains of multiple human skeletons were recovered from the tomb, including from the subsequent Iron Age, indicating reuse. Additionally, a camel skeleton was found adjacent to the tomb’s entrance. Ceramic vessels, metal objects including jewelry were found during excavation.

Citation: Jasim, Sabah Abboud (2012) The Necropolis of Jebel al-Buhais: Prehistoric Discoveries in the Emirate of Sharjah, UAE, pp 55-63. Department of Culture and Information, Government of Sharjah, UAE.

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