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Scientific Publications
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.
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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The site HLO1 in the Wadi al-Hilo

The site HLO1 in the Wadi al-Hilo

Published: August 8, 2022

The site HLO1 in the Wadi al-Hilo, the Emirate of Shariah (UAE), has been excavated since 2007 by a Joint Project carried out by the Shariah Archaeology Authority and the Institute of Pre- and Protohistory of Tubingen University (Germany).


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Umm an-Nar Tomb at Mleiha

Umm an-Nar Tomb at Mleiha

Published: August 8, 2022

The modern town of Mleiha situates about 50 km to the east of Shariah. the ancient site of Mleiha comprises a wide agricultural settlement containing a variety of archaeological features dating to the post Iron Age, Hellenistic and post Hellenistic periods. The oldest archaeological discoveries recorded so far in Mleiha date back to the 3rd century BC; however recent discoveries of a monumental Jmm an -Nar tomb have pushed its ancient history back to the 3rd millwnnium BC.


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ARCHAEOLOGICAL EXCAVATION AT DIBBA AL-HISIN

ARCHAEOLOGICAL EXCAVATION AT DIBBA AL-HISIN

Published: August 4, 2022

Dibba al – Hisin, a coastal city within the Emirate of Sharjah, is located on the east coast of the UAE and boarders the sea of Oman. it is situated approximately thirty milels north of the Emirate of Fujairah and ninth miles to the east of the Emirate of Dubai.The history of pre-Islamic Arabic contains references to Dibba al – Hisin as the site of the influential Arab Suq Jahiliyah, where merchants from India, Sind, China, and others from both east and west met ans traded.


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Jebel al-Buhais

Jebel al-Buhais

Published: August 4, 2022

Jebel al – Buhais lies in the middle sector of the Emirate of Sharjah. It rises to about 340m above the surrounding plains. The Jebel consists of Maastrichtian limestone layer dating to 6560- million years ago.A series of intensive archaeological excavations have recently taken place along the slopes and the surrounding area of the Jebel. Excavations resulted in uncovering a massive graveyard containing numbers graves belonging to the stone Age, Bronze Age, Iron Age and Hellenistic period.


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