miércoles, 20 de abril de 2016

Copper smelting sites of 3200 BC found in Oman


1/2. Al Khashabah site dates back to the third millennium BC. -ONA

Al Mudhaibi - Archaeological excavations in Khashabah village in the Wilayat of Al Mudhaibi in the Governorate of North Al Sharqiyah revealed archaeological discoveries dating back to 3200 BC.

Sultan bin Saif al-Bakri, Director of Excavations and Archaeological Studies Department at the Ministry of Heritage and Culture said that the archaeological excavations has uncovered the oldest production of copper smelting sites, which date back to 3200 BC, or the so-called "Hafeet" period, in addition to a tower that is one of the oldest archaeological towers belonging to that period.

He added that the Al Khashabah site dates back to the third millennium BC. It is one of the most important sites of Majan civilization, located on the path of the copper trade.

The archaeological site includes big stone towers and a huge rectangular building. muscatdaily.com / Link 2