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Tomb BHS 3 – Jebel Al-Buhais (Sharjah, U.A.E.)

Place Discovered

Jebel Buhais - Sharjah


Bronze Age



Date Discovered

BHS 3 is a Bronze Age (Wadi Suq period) oval shaped, subterranean stone-lined tomb constructed from seven stone courses that decended to a depth of 1.1 meters. Investigations of this tomb resulted in the discovery of two burial levels. The lower level, dating to the Wadi Suq period, contain a number of skeletons mostly in disturbed condition. The upper burial level contained only a few skeletal remains. Grave good excavated at the site include bronze arrowheads, Wadi Suq pottery, and numerous pieces of jewelry.

Citation: Jasim, Sabah Abboud (2012) The Necropolis of Jebel al-Buhais: Prehistoric Discoveries in the Emirate of Sharjah, UAE, p33-37. Department of Culture and Information, Government of Sharjah, UAE.

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