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An archaeological guide to Bahrain

Rachel Maclean

An archaeological guide to Bahrain

by Rachel Maclean

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Published by Archaeopress in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Antiquities

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [152]-156) and index.

    StatementRachel MacLean and Timothy Insoll
    ContributionsInsoll, Timothy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS247.B23 M32 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination162 p. :
    Number of Pages162
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25037563M
    ISBN 101905739362
    ISBN 109781905739363
    LC Control Number2011459466

    Bahrain Fort or Qal'at al-Bahrain is an archaeological site that is under the coverage of UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is located off the northern shore and approximately 10 minutes’ drive away from Manama. Next to the fort, there is a museum that exhibits artifacts from ancient Dilmun civilization. The Qal'at al-Bahrain (Arabic: قلعة البحرين ‎; Portuguese: Forte de Barém), also known as the Bahrain Fort or Portuguese Fort, is an archaeological site located in ological excavations carried out since have unearthed antiquities from an artificial mound of 12 m (39 ft) height containing seven stratified layers, created by various occupants from BC up to Location: Capital Governorate, Bahrain.

    Qal'at al-Bahrain is an amazing archaeological site in Bahrain. This site was first occupied by humans in BC and was finally completely abandoned in the s. Its main claim to fame is that it was the capital of the Dilmun civilization, which ruled most of the Persian Gulf from to BC. These archaeological mounds are of great historical importance going back to the Delmon civilization in the third millennium BC. The final stop will be to Bab-Al Bahrain, Manama Souq / Gold City, where you can experience the vibrant marketplace Browse through rare spices, traditional robes, amazing fabrics, kaftans, dry fruits, regional unique.

    Get this from a library! The islands of Bahrain: an illustrated guide to their heritage. [Angela Clarke, (Writer on Bahrain); Jamʻīyat al-Baḥrayn lil-Āthār.]. When it comes to history, Athens is indisputably the capital of Europe. The cradle of Western civilisation is home to some of the continent’s oldest monuments, with buildings dating back as far as the 5th century BC. There is perhaps no grander testament to the city’s esteemed past than the story behind its new Metro system. Its construction inadvertently led to the excavation of around.


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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: color illustrations, map ; 21 cm: Contents: Ch. One Introduction to Bahrain --The Geography of Bahrain --Bahrain's Natural Resources --Bahrain --International Crossroads --A Bahrain Timeline Qala'at al-Bahrain --Directions to Site --Past Research --The Site Today --The Story from Archaeology --The.

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See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Cited by: 3. Like an oyster, Bahrain has a rough exterior that takes some prising open, but it's worth the effort. The storied location of the ancient Dilmun empire and home to the epicentre of the Gulf's pearling past, Bahrain has a history to reflect on with pride.

The tour covers most of the major archaeological excavation sites in the country. Bahrain Fort, Barbar Temple, Saar Ancient Settlement, Saar Burial Complex and Burial Mounds. You will be met by your English speaking guide at your hotel lobby in Manama and proceed for your sightseeing tour.

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An Archaeological Guide to Bahrain. Rachel Maclean, Timothy Insoll The book under review is, as the title suggests, a guidebook to these sites.

It is geared less towards the scholarly community and more towards residents and visitors to Bahrain who wish to explore the antiquity and history of the : Peter Magee.

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There are multiple archaeological sites in n is an island country in the Persian Gulf consisting of a small archipelago centred around Bahrain is believed to be the location of the Dilmun civilisation, dating back to the 4th millennium are two archaeological sites that were recognized as UNESCO World Heritage Sites - the Bahrain Fort and the Dilmun Burial Mounds.

Our Year Of Archaeology In its pursuit of raising awareness and understanding the importance of local heritage and cultural diversity, The Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities has chosen this year's slogan "Our Year Of Archaeology" to highlight the Archaeological heritage of Bahrain which dates back thousands of years and introduce it to the local and international audiences.

Join this tour to find out about the ancient Dilmun civilization that dates back to the 3rd Millennium BC.

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Bahrain means 'Two Seas', a fitting name for an archipelago of 33 islands in the Gulf, which defines itself in relation to the water that surrounds its shallow shallows once harboured a precious trade in pearls, the most important in the world until the 19th century.

Then, your volunteer guide will be able to give you an informative tour about the place and the culture. Be ready with your camera for the fine interiors really are picture perfect.

Bahrain Fort. Bahrain is dotted with many interesting archaeological digs but the best one to visit is the Bahrain Fort or in the local tongue, the Qal'at al-Bahrain. This book has made my experience in Rome a lot better, allowing me not only to view Rome in its present modern state, but also to see it as it once was.

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