Petroglyph V10, Khatm Al Melaha, Kalba, Sharjah



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“Natural Version with drawing, Petroglyph V10, Khatm Al Melaha, Kalba, Sharjah. Three Syrian Wild Asses, one Arabian Oryx. Other images weak or indistinct. Neolithic or earlier. These are common motifs in southern Arabia, Oman, and the UAE. [Fossati 2019 Messages from the Past: Rock Art of the Al-Hajar Mountains (Oman)].Khatm Al Melaha is an archaeological site on the coast of the Oman Sea near Kalba in Sharjah, UAE. It is one of the largest rock art sites in the UAE. There are also stone houses, a shell midden, stone tombs and other features that date this site has having occupations from at least the early Holocene to the 19th century.”

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