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Police Discover Ancient Cemetery at Oman Border
Monday, December 31, 2012
ASWAD PROVINCE, OMAN—The Royal Oman Police discovered a 4,000-year-old settlement and cemetery while building a new border check post. Archaeologists and students from Sultan Qaboos University uncovered a brass necklace, daggers, needles, arrow heads, knives, pottery, and beads, in addition to numerous tombs. The area was a center of copper trade between the people of Oman, Delmon, Harappa, and Mesopotamia.
Civil War booze, world’s oldest pretzels, Austria’s war camels, coral tombs of the Pacific, and a 2.8-million-year-old human
Styling hair in Bronze Age Wales