Sharjah Archaeology Museum in Sharjah, UAE, presents the the history and lifestyle of inhabitants of the region from the Stone Age till the beginnings of Islam. The museum collection includes archaeological artefacts, pottery, jewellery, coins and weapons, which were found – among others – in Mleiha and Jebel Buhais (Emirate of Sharjah, UAE).
The archaeological findings reveal the connections and relations between Sharjah inhabitants and their neighbours in the Arabian Peninsula, as well as with other civilizations. They also show the expansion of commercial relationships from the Indus Valley in the East to the Mediterranean islands in the West. Explore the tombs, cemeteries and houses through the models displayed in the museum and learn about the first forms of writing which appeared in this area more than 2500 years ago.*