Sharjah Archaeology Museum

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.*

*Sharjah Archaeology Museum webpage


Sharjah Archaeology Museum – Sharjah, UAE

Stone Age: 5000 BC – 3000 BC


Bronze Age: 3000 BC – 1300 BC


Iron Age: 1300 BC – 300 BC


Greater Arabia: 300 BC – 611 AD

September 2020


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

Ξ Sharjah Archaeology Museum webpage

∇ Location: view on Google Maps

⛭ Weather in Sharjah


See also:

Sharjah ancient jewellery | Architecture II

Mleiha Archaeological Centre | Jebel Buhais Iron Age Fort


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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

Ξ Sharjah Archaeology Museum webpage

∇ Location: view on Google Maps

⛭ Weather in Sharjah


See also:

Sharjah Archaeology Museum | Architecture II

Mleiha Archaeological Centre | Jebel Buhais Iron Age Fort


UAE on 40thousandkm.com Sharjah on 40thousandkm.com

Architecture II

Sharjah Archaeology Museum in Sharjah, UAE.



Sharjah, UAE

September 2020


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

Ξ Sharjah Archaeology Museum webpage

∇ Location: view on Google Maps

⛭ Weather in Sharjah


See also:

Sharjah Archaeology Museum | Sharjah ancient jewellery


UAE on 40thousandkm.com Sharjah on 40thousandkm.com