Archaeologists discover ancient highways in Arabia

Asha Bajaj
2 min readJan 19, 2022
Keyhole-shaped tombs flank a funerary avenue in the al Ha’it Oasis. Credit: University of Western Australia

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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.

Asha Bajaj

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