Wadi Al Helo
Wadi Al Helo: Testimony of Bronze Age Copper Production is part of the Tentative list of United Arab Emirates in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.
Wadi Al Helo is the earliest site of copper metallurgy discovered in Southeast Arabia. The site became an important place on the network of trade routes, which is also visible in the T-figure rock carvings that have been left behind. A watchtower was built at the entrance of the valley. The site is situated in the Hajjar Mountains of Sharjah.
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2023 Added to Tentative List
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