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Qaryat al-Saih

Qaryat al-Saiḥ (literally, village of the flowing) in Wadi Maḥram is an archaeological site in Samaʾīl Wilayat Sharqiyah, in Central Oman. This fortified village was inhabited in the Samad Late Iron Age and during Islamic times.


Samad al-Shan

Samad al-Shan is an archaeological site in the Sharqiyah province, Oman where Late Iron Age remains were first identified, hence the Samad Period or assemblage.[1] The site was discovered by archaeological surveyors from Harvard University (1971). It is located 2 km east of the village of al-Maysar (since c. 1995 al-Moyassar).


Tomb of Job

The Tomb of Job is one of the alleged burial sites of Job. It is located in the hills overlooking the city of Salalah in Oman's Dhofar region


Land of Frankincense

The Land of Frankincense is a site in Oman on the Incense Road. The site includes frankincense trees, Khor Rori and the remains of a caravan oasis, which were crucial to the medieval incense trade.

The site has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000 as Frankincense Trail and was renamed in 2005 to Land of Frankincense.


Bat, Al-Khutm and Al-Ayn

The Archaeological Sites of Bat, Al-Khutm and Al-Ayn are an important group of necropolises from the 3rd Millennium BC, located near a palm grove. They were declared World Heritage by UNESCO in 1988.


Amlah

Amlah or ʿAmlah , located al-Dhāhirah province (ʿIbri), Sultanate of Oman. The area around Amlah contains numerous archaeological sites. Those that are available to the public date from the Bronze Age Wadi Suq period to the late pre-Islamic period. 26 excavated graves provide evidence for a cemetery at al-Fuwaydah. The finds are related most closely to those of the UAE, Preislamique Récente, i.e. PIR, and not the Samad Late Iron Age.


Al-Nejd

al-Nejd, Sultanate of Oman in al-Amiran is an archaeological site in al-Amiran Wilayat Sharqiyah, in Central Oman. This fortified village was inhabited in the Samad Late Iron Age and prhaps during Islamic times.


Al-Bustan

Al Bustān (Arabic: البستان‎‎) is a village in Muscat, in eastern Oman.. This cemetery was used during the Samad Late Iron Age.In 1991 the Ministry of National Heritage and Culture became aware of this cemetery, close to the Al-Bustan Palace.In the same year a team from the German Mining Museum in Bochum excavated seven graves.


Al-Amqat

Al-Amqat is an archaeological site in al-Dakhaliyah, Oman. Located on a slope to the north of the oasis, the cemetery dates to the Samad Late Iron Age.


Al-Akhdhar

Al-Akhdhar is an archaeological site in Ash Sharqiyah, Oman. It is a cemetery containing with remains dating from the Umm an-Nar, Wadi Suq, Late Iron Age (Samad), and Islamic periods.



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