Mideast Bahrain archaeology - The New Indian Express

Mideast Bahrain archaeology

  • Bahraini archaeologist Abdul Aziz al-Suwailah stands in a Dilmun-era temple in Saar, Bahrain, in the heart of an expansive Bronze-age settlement. The settlement includes the temple, which was built in about 1900 BC and remained in use for 150 to 200 years. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)
  • Ruins of an expansive Bronze-age settlement are seen in Saar, Bahrain. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)
  • Abdul Aziz Suwalih explains advanced engineering for the time that was involved in building a Dilmun-era temple in the heart of an expansive Bronze-age settlement to an Associated Press reporter. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)
  • Bahraini archaeologist stands by a central column as he explains advanced engineering for the time that was involved in building a Dilmun-era temple. The settlement built in northern Bahrain also includes dwellings and a honeycomb-like graveyard. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)
  • Bahraini archaeologist Abdul Aziz Suwalih stands on a rocky hill near a Dilmun-era temple as he explains an expansive Bronze-age settlement to an Associated Press reporter. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)
  • A ruin of a circular stand, or offering table, is seen near the site of a Dilmun-era temple. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)
  • A modern mosque (in white) looks over a Dilmun-era graveyard in a Bronze-age settlement in Saar, Bahrain. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)
  • The archaeological ruin of a Dilmun-era temple is silhouetted in a Bronze-age settlement in Saar, Bahrain. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)

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