OBAH current projects

Bahrain, Fakhro Amara (Phase 2)

Follow-up excavations to Amara Phase 1 (see Past Projects). Further investigation of the Fakhro Amara and underlying features, with additional excavation trenches located nearby to explore evidence for the existence of an Umayyad or early Abbasid town beneath modern Muharraq, and to elucidate more recent occupation of the area. Excavation and recording were by a professional team to UK standards, and full specialist analyses are taking place.