remains of Parthian and Sasanian, as well as an early-Islamic tell in the
former Iranian territories of Lower Persian Gulf (modern Arab Emirate
of Ras al-Khaimah, UAE) were discovered.
1995 excavations have been undertaken as a
collaboration between the Department of
Antiquities and Musems of Ras al-Khaimah, and
a British team based at the University of
Durham, Department of Archaeology.
present excavation project will come to an end
in 1999/2000. For a recently-published outline
of the work and a description of the site see:
Link to the site]