Samail: The Ministry of Heritage and Tourism, represented by the Department of Heritage and Tourism in the Governorate of Al Dakhiliyah, announced today the results of the “Fayha” archaeological excavation discoveries in the state of Samail, as part of the ministry’s efforts in excavations for various archaeological sites in all governorates of the Sultanate of Oman and ways to protect and preserve them.
The “Fayha” archaeological site in the state of Samail consists of an archaeological tomb of the type of tombs of the “Samd” period. It is in the shape of an oval, lined on the inside, and is 1 meter and 30 centimeters long and 60 centimeters high.
Ayoub bin Naghmoush Al Busaidi, Director of the Underwater Antiquities Department at the Ministry of Heritage and Tourism, said – during a ceremony held to announce the discoveries – that the Ministry is carrying out many salvage archaeological excavations and scientific excavations in cooperation with external and internal scientific missions, as the number of archaeological missions during the last season reached 28 missions.
The archaeological missions in 2023 season increased to 32 and the Ministry also implemented fencing projects for those sites, placing informational and warning signs, and issuing title deeds for those sites.
Khalil bin Masoud Al-Nadabi, Head of the Archaeological Collections Preservation Department, presented a working paper on the results of the Fīha archaeological excavations, while the second paper touched on the legal opinion regarding the protection of archaeological sites, presented by Dr. Badr bin Nasser Al-Khamisi, Director of the Legal Department, while Rahma Bint Saeed Al-Zawaidi, Head of the Cultural Record Department, presented And combating illicit trafficking.
The third paper is titled “Combating illicit trafficking in cultural property.” The ceremony announcing the discoveries was accompanied by the opening of the accompanying exhibition under the patronage of His Excellency Muhammad bin Khamis Al Husseini, member of the Shura Council, representative of the State of Samail, where many archaeological sites and cultural properties in the governorates of the Sultanate of Oman were highlighted, and the efforts of the Ministry of Heritage and Tourism to preserve them and enact laws and legislation to protect them from tampering with or Violation thereof.
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