Dumat Al-Jandal

Dumat Al-Jandal

Dumat al-Jundal, ancient Dumatha, is an ancient city of ruins located in North Western Saudi Arabia in the Al Jawf Province. The city has a history dating back to the 10th century BC and is mentioned in Akkadian inscriptions of the Assyrian empire dating to 845 BC in which it is referred to as Adummatu and is described as the capital of an Arab kingdom.

Site Information

Country: Saudi Arabia

District: Al Jawf Region

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: First Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Old Arabs

Later Cultures: Mixed

Site Features: Mixed Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Official Name: Dûmat Al-Jandal Historical Oasis in Al-Jawf Region

Date of Submission: 2015

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