for several centuries ago; The Arabian Peninsula was a legendary crossroads between East and West, considered by modern scholars as a springboard for humans towards Africa and then expansion towards the rest of the world. Humans arrived in the Arabian Peninsula 125,000 years ago. In this article, we will tell you about the most important and rare artifacts found in the ancient Arabian Peninsula:
Suffering man statue The Man of Suffering statue is one of the oldest artifacts found in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia near the town of Al-Kahfa, 200 kilometers south of Hail. The Man of Suffering is a sandstone statue dating back more than 6000 years. His facial features express deep sadness, as his eyes are sunken and his hand It extends to his heart in reference to the suffering he feels.
Thaj girl statue During 1998, a team of Saudi archaeologists discovered the Thaj treasure, which included gold chains and two gold rings studded with engraved rubies and a small statue of a girl. This statue dates back to the first century AD, which means that it belongs to the Hellenistic era when the Arabian Peninsula was connected to the Mediterranean world. through trade routes.
Statue of Our Lady of Faw The statue of Our Lady of Al-Faw is a bronze statue of the head of a lady that was found in the village of Al-Faw, which is about 700 kilometers from the city of Riyadh. The history of this statue dates back to the first century BC. This statue was also found in Qaryat Al-Faw, a statue of Heraclius, Emperor of the Byzantine Empire, holding a club in his right hand. There was also a statue of the Egyptian legend “Herpocrates” wearing the double crown of the pharaohs. The two statues date back to the period from the third century BC to the third century AD.
Hatta cemeteries in the United Arab Emirates Hatta Oasis is located 115 kilometers from Dubai, and recently scientists discovered that it contains tombs dating back to 3000 BC. These tombs include a dome with a small entrance and a domed burial room. They put it with the deceased to be with them in the next world.
Saruq Al Hadid Ahmed Mahmoud, Director of the Architectural Heritage Department at Dubai Municipality says that the Saruq Al-Hadid site in the UAE is a jewel in the crown of archaeological discoveries in Dubai. According to the Director of the Architectural Heritage Department, this site dates back to the Iron Age.
Small pieces of art in the Sharjah Archeology Museum The Sharjah Archeology Museum was established in 1993 and then moved to its current location in 1997. It includes a group of small artifacts such as a gilded horse bridle, a small camel statue, and an ivory comb placed on an alabaster bowl dating back to 2
Antiques in the Sultanate of Oman In September 2015, an Omani citizen found a group of artifacts while he was digging in his new house in the village of Batha al-Ashkhar in the north of the Sultanate of Oman. spoons, spearheads, arrows, and other metal pieces in the shape of an animal’s head, and small pottery jars.