6th-Century Ruins Uncovered in UAE Could Be the Lost City of Tu’am

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Excavations in the Umm Al Quwain region of the United Arab Emirates have revealed 6th-century ruins that could correspond to the ancient city of Tu’am. Located on Al Sinniyah Island, the island forms part of a group of small islands on the western side of the Khor Al Bidiyah peninsula.

Previous research on the island revealed a pearling village and monastery, which have been the focus of the latest excavations.

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