Ancient Bahla Walls
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The Wilayat of Ibri is distinguished by its archaeological landmarks including forts, castles, and towers. In 1979 the largest metal hoard in the ancient Near East came to light in ʿIbri/Selme. Also, there are the remains of the town of Bat, which is the second archaeological site to be classified by UNESCO on the list of world heritage and culture sites, after the Bahla Fort in the A’Dakhliya district. Ibri is 2 hours distance from Al Ain. It is located at a distance of 135 miles (217 km) from the capital Muscat.
Weather in Ibri is usually hot and dry, with temperature in summers ranging from 32 to 52 °C (90 to 126 °F). From December to February the weather is relatively cooler, with temperatures ranging from 10 to 20 °C (50 to 68 °F).
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- P. Yule–G. Weisgerber, Al-Wāsiṭ Tomb W1 and other Sites, Materials for a Definition of the Second Half of the 2nd Millennium BCE, Der Anschnitt, Yule 2015, 25, ISBN 978-3-86757-009-1
- Magazine Article on Ibri
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