2nd centuries treasures shown to the Sharjah ruler by Archaeologists. See some of the stunning pictures of swords and all.
Second-century treasures shown to the Sharjah ruler by Archaeologists are in the news. From swords to coins and many more things. Archaeologists are happy to show all the things found in Mleiha.
King instructed on the most modern archaeological discoveries found by archaeologists working in the central region of the emirate.
Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi also show a Roman key and 32 swords. Everything he show is of beginning to the third or second century BC, found in Mleiha.
Scientists at Sharjah Archaeology Authority also pointed Sheikh Dr Sultan a white glazed-pottery jar with some green flaws. It contained Abbasid dirhams measuring back to the 10th century AD.
The treasure trove of 409 coins register in February and it is very important for more research.
The coins came from a wide geographical area, including Africa in the west and the east’s Transoxiana region. Including the Caliph Abu Ja’far Al Mansur, Muhammad Al Mahdi Harun Al Rashid, Muhammad Al Amin and Abdullah Al Ma’mun. Penny from the era of Caliph Al Mahdi is becoming talk of the town.
Dr Sabah Aboud Jasim, SAA’s director-general, said the findings showed proof of the early Abbasid presence in the region.
Mleiha have also tapped 32 iron swords of different shapes. Way back to the third and second century BC and an iron key dating back to the Roman period. This is one of the most powerful thing they show.
Mleiha Archaeological Centre opened for guests in 2016 and charted the region’s past back to the Stone Age. The Mleiha area is of immense archaeological significance and was a centre of trade and business on the Arabian Peninsula.