The Tomb of Amud is one of a cluster of five monumental graves located near the town of Mleiha in the Emirate of Sharjah (UAE) that date between the 3rd and 1st century BCE. A team of Belgian archaeologists excavated the this tomb in 2016 under the direction of Dr. Bruno Overlaet from the Royal […]
MLH-5 Monumental and Subterranean Tombs, Mleiha Archaeological Center, SharjahA large graveyard located south of the fort. The types of tombs and the findings which have been unearthed at MLH-5 suggest the site was in use from the 2nd Century BCE to the 1st Century CE. Six monumental tombs were discovered; three in the central part […]
DRONE, Sony A7III, Faro S70: MLH-7 Monumental and Subterranean Tombs, Mleiha Archaeological Center, SharjahThe excavated part of a large graveyard located south of the Mleiha fort. The types of tombs and the findings which have been unearthed at MLH-7 suggest the site was in use from the 2nd Century BCE to the 1st Century CE. […]
The excavated area of the famous horse and camel tomb that is now reconstructed and on display in the Mleiha Archaeological Center in Mleiha, Sharjah. Pre-Islamic.
Bilingual South-Arabian / Aramaic funerary inscription discovered inside the burial chamber of tomb FA-5, Mleiha, Sharjah, UAE. (Overlaet 2018:14 Figure 9, Catalog No. 1). Central panel in south Arabian script, text along the rim in Aramaic. Text reads “Memorial and tomb of Amud son of Gurr son of Ali, inspector of the king of Oman, […]
Mleiha 3 – Umm an-Nar Tomb“Close to the Mleiha Archaeological Centre lies the Umm an-Nar tomb, which is considered to be the most impressive grave building among the many ancient funeral sites in the Mleiha area. Constructed around 2300 BCE, the burial site was used for approximately 200 years.Measuring in at a huge 13.85m in […]