Petroglyph V4 Khatm Al Melaha, Kalba, SharjahYour model is disabled. For more details go to Edit properties3D Model
DStretch Version. Petroglyph V4 Khatm Al Melaha, Kalba, Sharjah. Arabian Oryx (lower, with straight horns), geometric design (middle), and unidentified animal (above). Likely Neolithic 5th-4th Millennium BCE [Fossati 2019 Messages from the Past: Rock Art of the Al-Hajar Mountains (Oman)].
Khatm Al Melaha is a spectacular archaeological site on the coast of the Oman Sea near Kalba in Sharjah, UAE. It is one of the largest rock art sites in the UAE. There are also stone houses, a shell midden, stone tombs and other features that date this site has having occupations from at least the early Holocene to the 19th century.
Over 175 stones with petroglyphs were documented and close to 400 motifs were identified. Every rock with a glyph was given an ID number and a GPS coordinate. In total 25455 terrestrial photographs, 5244 drone photographs, 44 drone videos, and 182 GPS points (+/- 1cm) were done in a single day.