Qalhat

Qalhat

Qalhat,also known as Galhat ,Calha, is an ancient city of located north of Sur, in the Ash Sharqiyah Region of northeastern Oman. The city served as an important stop in the wider Indian Ocean trade network scince the Bronze Age, and was also the second city of the Kingdom of Ormus in the 15th Century AD.

Site Information

Country: Oman

District: Ash Sharqiyah North Governorate

Site History: Second Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Bronze Age

Later Cultures: Old Omanis, Ormus Kingdom, Islamic

Site Features: Mixed Monuments

UNESCO Tentative List

Official Name: Ancient City of Qalhat

Date of Submission: 2013

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