Hili Archaeological Park

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Hili Archaeological Park
Alley in Al Ain Oasis.JPG
An alley at the Al Ain Oasis
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Official name Cultural Sites of Al Ain (Hafit, Hili, Bidaa Bint Saud and Oases Areas)
Location Al Ain, United Arab Emirates Edit this at Wikidata
Coordinates 24°17′41″N 55°47′38″E / 24.2947°N 55.7939°E / 24.2947; 55.7939
Criteria Cultural: (iii), (iv), (v) Edit this on Wikidata
Reference 1343
Inscription 2011 (35th Session)
Hili Archaeological Park is located in United Arab Emirates
Hili Archaeological Park
Location of Hili Archaeological Park

Hili Archaeological Park is the location of a Bronze Age site in Al Ain, Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.[1]

Hili is the largest Bronze Age site in the UAE and dates from the 3rd millennium BCE. Other remains include settlements, tombs, and a falaj dating from the Iron Age. Some of the site is located outside the park in a protected area. Finds from the site can be seen in the Al Ain National Museum in central Al Ain.

The Hili Grand Tomb is a 12 m diameter tower that has been reconstructed.[2] The tombs belong to the Umm al-Nar culture.

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