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Dilmun Burial Mounds

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jul 30, 2019 04:38 PM History
The Dilmun Burial Mounds, a cultural landscape inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage site in July 2019. This landscape includes tombs dispersed in at least 21 archaeological sites in western Bahrain. These tombs date between 2050 and 1750 B.C. In all there are more than 11,774 burial mounds.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

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Jeffrey Becker, 'Dilmun Burial Mounds: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2019 <> [accessed: 05 July 2020]

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