Settlement and Cemetery of Umm an-Nar Island

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Settlement and Cemetery of Umm an-Nar Island is part of the Tentative list of United Arab Emirates in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

The Settlement and Cemetery of Umm an-Nar Island comprises archaeological sites from between 2600 and 2000 BC. Its tombs developed into sophisticated multi-chamber burials. The ancient port on the island was known for the copper trade.

Map of Settlement and Cemetery of Umm an-Nar Island

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The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.

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Full Name
Settlement and Cemetery of Umm an-Nar Island
Country
United Arab Emirates
Added
2012
Type
Cultural
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2012 Added to Tentative List

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