4,000-year-old settlements found in Oman
Published on January 2nd, 2013 | by Admin0
According to the Ministry of Heritage and Culture official, the remains from ancient settlements, which include a brass necklace, body, daggers, needles, arrow heads, knives, local and imported beads, belonged to 1900 BC-1100 BC era.
“The team has unearthed a settlement and an archeological cemetery that dates back to 2000 BC, which is also called the Wadi Souq period,” a ministry official said.
Director of Antiquity Department from the ministry, Sultan Al Bakri, said that the border check post will be constructed at the location but the prehistoric cemetery site is to be preserved.
Story: Al Arabiya News | Photo: Oman News Agency