Dr Sabah Aboud Jassim, Director General of SAA, is very grateful for the extensive and continued support provided by His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council member and Ruler of Sharjah.
The team of French and Jordanian experts also found over 250 artifacts at the site, including exquisite animal figurines, which they believe were used in rituals to invoke supernatural forces for successful hunts.
Sharjah Archaeology Authority (SAA) organised a virtual lecture, entitled “Study and analysis of the structural and architectural defects in archaeological and historical buildings.” The session was moderated by Muhammad Mustafa Muhammad Abdul Majeed, teaching restoration and maintenance of archaeological and historical buildings, part of the Faculty of Archaeology at the Fayoum University in Egypt. The lecture was attended by over 90 individuals eager to learn more about the restoration of buildings and monuments.
Sheikh Sultan listened to a detailed explanation from Sabah Aboud Jasim about the components of the archaeological treasure discovered during the archaeological surveys and excavations.
The local mission of Sharjah Archaeology Authority (SAA) announced on Tuesday that it had found a number of ancient Islamic coins in the Central Region, Sharjah. The coins are of rare silver dirhams dating back to the Abbasid Caliphate era, in addition to one copper penny.
Sheikh Sultan listened to a detailed explanation from Dr. Sabah Aboud Jasim, Director General of the Sharjah Antiquities Authority, about the components of the new discoveries that were unearthed discovered during surveys and excavations in the central region of the Emirate of Sharjah.
Archaeologists believe the jar was made inside the hall, as it is larger than the doorways. Another theory suggests that it was created first, and then the hall was built around it. Surrounded by a number of annexes or rooms, the hall is the largest roofed building discovered at the archaeological site.