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Burial Mounds

A'ali, Bahrain

Amongst Bahrain’s mysterious ancient remains are the thousands of burial mounds that dominate the landscape north of the Island. These archaeological mounds are of great historical importance going back to the Dilmun civilization in the third millennium BC. Other archaeological mounds which go back to the Hellenistic period of Alexander the Great (2500BC) are also found in various areas in Bahrain. The most imposing mounds are those believed to be in the Dilmunite Royal Tombs. This tombs are seen in A’ali close to modern dwellings.

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