The 5,000 year old historic FORT OF BAHRAIN (QAL’AT AL-BAHRAIN)

      Published on Sunday, 23 December , 2018      150 Views     
The 5,000 year old historic FORT OF BAHRAIN (QAL’AT AL-BAHRAIN)

  • Gulf TV, Bahrain

Let’s go visit the very historic Qal’at al-Bahrain, also known as the Bahrain Fort or Fort of Bahrain and previously as the Portugal Fort (Qal’at al Portugal).



This is is an archaeological site located in Bahrain, on the Arabian Peninsula. Archaeological excavations carried out since 1954 have unearthed antiquities from an artificial mound of 12 m (39 ft) height containing seven stratified layers, created by various occupants from 2300 BC up to the 18th century, including Kassites, Greeks, Portuguese and Persians. It was once the capital of the Dilmun civilization and was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2005.



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