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| 21 January, 2018

Treasure trove of artefacts found in Oman archaeological site

The team will continue its archaeological research at the site

Muscat: Three thousand arrowheads and 10 snake carvings were found in Adam in Ad Dakhiliyah governorate by Ministry of Heritage and Culture workers, in cooperation with a French mission.

"Since the beginning of the work to date, 3,000 arrowheads and 10 snake models have been found in Adam which may have religious symbolism. In addition, two pottery jars and a large number of pottery fragments were found," according to an official from the ministry.

The team will continue its archaeological research at the site to understand the beliefs, culture and activities of the Iron Age communities that settled in Adam.

The site dates back to the first millennium B.C.

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