Barbar Temple

Barbar Temple

The Barbar Temple is an archaeological site located in the village of Barbar, Bahrain, and considered to be part of the Dilmun culture. The most recent of the three Barbar temples was rediscovered by a Danish archaeological team in 1954. A further two temples were discovered on the site with the oldest dating back to 3000 BC.

Site Information

Country: Bahrain

District: Northern Governorate

Category: Ancient Temples

Site History: Third Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Dilmun

Later Cultures: Dilmun

Site Features: Dilmun Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Official Name: Barbar Temple

Date of Submission: 2001

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