Khor Rori

Khor Rori

Khor Rori, Queen of Sheba's Palace, Sumharam, is an early south Arabian archaeological site located near Salalah in the Dhofar region of modern Oman. The small fortified town was founded as an outpost for the kingdom of hadramawt around the 1st century AD. The site was added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000, as part of Land of Frankincense.

Site Information

Country: Oman

District: Dhofar Governorate

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: 1st Century AD

Oldest Culture: Kingdom of Hadramawt

Later Cultures: Kingdom of Hadramawt

Site Features: Hadhrami Monuments


World Heritage Site

Part of: Land of Frankincense

Date of Inscription: 2000

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