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Tomb BHS 8 – Jebel Al-Buhais (Sharjah, U.A.E.)

Place Discovered

Jebel Buhais - Sharjah


Bronze Age



Date Discovered

Tomb 8 is a Bronze Age (Wadi Suq period), rectangular shaped subterranean tomb that measures 5.8m x 3m with a depth of 1.4m below the ground surface. The remains of 20 human skeletons were recovered from the tomb, including from the subsequent Iron Age. Artifacts recovered during the investigation of this tomb include pottery, soft stone, several bronze arrowheads and a necklace, and a variety of stone and carnelian beads.

Citation: Jasim, Sabah Abboud (2012) The Necropolis of Jebel al-Buhais: Prehistoric Discoveries in the Emirate of Sharjah, UAE, pp 42-50. Department of Culture and Information, Government of Sharjah, UAE.

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