UAE: Archaeologists find 8,500 year old buildings

Archaeologists in Abu Dhabi have unearthed startling new evidence of the first known buildings in the Emirates dating back more than 8,500 years.

The fascinating findings by experts from the capital’s Department of Culture and Tourism were made on the island of Ghagha, west of Abu Dhabi.

The ancient structures were simple round rooms, the walls of which were made of stone and preserved to nearly one metre in height.


The National News

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