Muscat – More than 5,000 people visited the ‘archaeological site’ in Bahla exhibiting artefacts of different eras connecting Bisya and Salut in Dakhliyah, from February to December this year.
‘Bisya and Salut Archaeological Site’ is an exhibition of artefacts that establishes continuous extension of the diverse cultural heritage, showcasing architectural forms, towers, wells, ground cemeteries, marine cemeteries, and rock inscriptions.
Ahmed bin Muhammad al Tamimi, Director of the Bisya and Salut Archaeological Site Department at the Ministry of Tourism and Heritage, stated that the exhibits have been collected and brought under one roof to attract and introduce visitors to the historical dimensions as can been seen in the Bronze Age Hall, the Iron Age Hall, and the World Heritage Sites Section. These sections house 344 different artifacts, carefully selected to complement the scientific texts in the exhibition hall lists.
These pieces represent various time periods of human settlement in the region and highlight the scale and nature of economic activities, including agriculture, trade, and mining. The exhibits include tools, stone utensils, pottery, seals, and bronze artifacts.