Tag: OM – Archaeological Sites of Bat Al-Khutm and Al-Ayn

World Heritage Day: a snapshot of the Middle East’s Unesco monuments; Mina Aldroubi; National

Some of the region’s most treasured sites have been endangered by decades of conflict…

Source: World Heritage Day: a snapshot of the Middle East’s Unesco monuments

Discovery in Oman could show what ancient people ate more than 2,000 years ago; Taylor Heyman; National News

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Unesco World Heritage sites of Bat, Al Khutm and Al Ayn are home to thousands of tombs and settlement buildings…

Source: Discovery in Oman could show what ancient people ate more than 2,000 years ago

Ancient Oman featured in new University of Pennsylvania book; Mohammed Al Balushi; Times of Oman

 

Oman – Archaeological Sites of Bat, Al-Khutm and Al-Ayn

Muscat: Residents of Oman and researchers who wish to know more about the ancient history of the Sultanate will now be able to do so easily thanks to a new book released by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.

Published in collaboration with Oman’s Ministry of Heritage and Culture (MoHC) last Sunday, ‘The Bronze Age Towers of Bat’ is a 360-page book that narrates and showcases the deep, ancient history of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Bat, a Bronze Age settlement that was founded in the year 3000 BC and is located in Wilayat Ibri in the Dhahira Governorate.

Edited by Christopher P. Thornton, Charlotte M. Cable, and Gregory L. Possehl, the book was published after UPenn conducted excavations at the site between 2007 and 2012.

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6 Little-Known Countries that Are Safe for Solo Travellers in 2017; John Fan; Tripzilla

Oman – Archaeological Sites of Bat, Al-Khutm and Al-Ayn

We found some pretty interesting or little-known destinations that rank high on the safety and security index in the recent Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2017. Here are some of them.

Safety is one of the main concerns of solo travellers when choosing their next travel destination. After all, without a travel buddy, any issue that arises on the road has to be tackled independently. This takes a measure of bravery, and many solo travellers prefer to stick to tried-and-tested destinations to reduce hiccups along the journey. However, we’d like to broaden the options for solo travellers by offering some fresh locations for your next adventure!

Every year, the World Economic Forum publishes a report on Travel and Tourism Competitiveness to rank countries according to their travel attractiveness as well as factors that contribute to it being a good travel destination.

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