Archaeologists discover ancient highways in Arabia

Keyhole-shaped tombs flank a funerary avenue in the al Ha’it Oasis. Credit: University of Western Australia

Archeology; #Discovery; #AncientHighways; #Arabia

Archeologists from The University of Western Australia (UWA) have discovered people who lived in northwest Arabia in the Early to Middle Bronze Age built ‘funerary avenues’ — long-distance corridors linking oases and pastures, bordered by thousands of elaborate burial monuments.

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Asha Bajaj

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