Umm an-Nar (Arabian culture or period)

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Scope note
Culture and styles of a bronze age people who existed from 2600-2000 BCE in what is now the United Arab Emirates and Northern Oman; named after the island of Umm an-Nar. The culature is known for collective, monumental, circular graves sometimes decorated with reliefs characterized by their simplicity, as well as for decorated soft stone vessels with parallels in Mesopotamia and Persia.
Umm an-Nar
Accepted term: 20-May-2024