Sharjah ancient jewellery

Jewellery collection from Sharjah Archaeology Museum in Sharjah, UAE. The museum presents the the history and lifestyle of inhabitants of the region from the Stone Age till the beginnings of Islam.

The museum collection jewellery was found – among others – in Mleiha and Jebel Buhais (Emirate of Sharjah, UAE).


Stone Age: 5000 BC – 3000 BC. Jewellery made from stone, shells and pearls.


Bronze Age: 3000 BC – 1300 BC. Jewellery from seashells, stone, quartz, gold (possibly imported).


Iron Age: 1300 BC – 300 BC. Jewellery made from copper, bronze (armlets, anklets), stone beads, shells, gold (rings, earrings); popular use of animal motifs (cattle, snakes).


Greater Arabia: 300 BC – 611 AD. Jewellery made from gold, silver, bronze, glass, semi-prescious stone beads as well as animal bones and shells.

September 2020


Sharjah Archaeology Museum
Sharjah Science Museum Center, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saqr Al Qasimi St – Dasman, Sharjah, UAE

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See also:

Sharjah Archaeology Museum | Architecture II

Mleiha Archaeological Centre | Jebel Buhais Iron Age Fort


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