August 3, 2013
A Bronze-age settlement is seen near the encroaching modern village of Saar, Bahrain. The settlement. with still more than 70 ruins, was built more than 4,000 years ago and remained in use for 150 to 200 years, according to archaeologists. The settlement built in northern Bahrain includes a temple, dwellings and a honeycomb-like graveyard.
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Archaeologists date settlement to more than 4,000 years ago SAAR, Bahrain (AP) — More than 4,000 years ago, Dilmun merchants traveled from Mesopotamia to the Indus River, titans of trade and culture before rise of the empires of the Persians or the Ottomans.