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Human Immigration of Arabian Peninsula  

Did homo sapiens immigrate the Arabian Peninsula only via Sinai, or also by crossing the Red Sea at Bab al-Mandab? Research shows that the first humans, who made knapped stone tools outside Africa are dated 1.5 million years BP

Natufian Culture  

The Natufian Culture 14,500-11,500 years BP in Wadi an-Natuf in Jordan, which gave this early civilization its name, spread out into the Negev, parts of Syria, northeast Iraq, southeast Anatolia and northern Saudi Arabia. 

Al Magar Civilization & First Domestication of Horses  

A sensational discovery in 2010 in the middle of the Saudi Arabian desert shows that 9,000 years ago horses were first domesticated here by a previously unknown civilization with sophisticated tools and art objects. This means world history on this subject needs to be re-written.

Neolithic Settlements 
This article informs about the first settlements in Jordan close to Petra at the time when the hunter gatherer clans became settled farmers. Interesting excavations of semi-submerged stone houses and later rectangular structures give some insight into their developments.

Baja Settlement     

This neolithic settlement falls into the same time horizon as others in the area and has been erected totally hidden in the mountains near the Nabataean capital Petra

Yarmouk Culture     

This site south of the Sea of Galilee is known for its unique female figurines indicating an early fertility cult with fertility goddess     

Desert Kites Hunting Traps  

Unbeknown to many there are hundreds if not thousands of so-called desert kites on the Arabian Peninsula but mainly in Saudi Arabia. These are Neolithic hunting traps with up to 5 km long funnel walls leading into a huge coral

Neolithic Burial Cairns & Tumuli     

This is a highly interesting subject, because ancient civilizations buried their dead in many different ways. From simple dug graves without any stone markers to highly sophisticated Nabataean monumental tombs every funerary practice can be found in the Middle East

Paleolithic Structures

Thousands of different stone age structures are littered all over the Arabian Peninsular. This article enlightens you about so-called mustatils or gates, tails, keyholes, needles and wheels

Rajajeel Stone Columns   

It is astonishing how human beings followed similar rituals and created comparable structures in antiquity around the world. The Rajajeel stone pillar site is no different. These huge stone stelea were erected for cultural purposes 

Ancient Gold Mining in Saudi Arabia  

There are very few ancient sources and detailed reports about mining activities in Saudi Arabia, but what we know is, that serious and organized mining started around 3,000 years ago in Saudi Arabia