Archaeological Sites of Bat, Al-Khutm and Al-Ayn, Maqabil

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The Archaeological Sites of Bat, Al-Khutm and Al-Ayn are a group of necropoleis from the 3rd Millennium BC, located near a palm grove. They were declared World Heritage by UNESCO in 1988.
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  • These tombs are shaped like bee hives and that's why they call them Beehive Tombs. We only saw those in Al Ayn that are supposedly the best preserved. Buildings are probably reconstructed and little.....  more
    These tombs are shaped like bee hives and that's why they call them Beehive Tombs. We only saw those in Al Ayn that are supposedly the best preserved. Buildings are probably reconstructed and little.....  more »
  • Fantastic site, poorly marked. We drove up a dirt road to a dead end. A local graciously showed us through his falaj-watered garden to the site so we were able to walk to the top. Great views... 
    Fantastic site, poorly marked. We drove up a dirt road to a dead end. A local graciously showed us through his falaj-watered garden to the site so we were able to walk to the top. Great views...  more »

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