List of archaeological sites in Bahrain

There are multiple archaeological sites in Bahrain. Bahrain is an island country in the Persian Gulf consisting of a small archipelago centred around Bahrain Island. It is believed to be the location of the Dilmun civilisation, dating back to the 4th millennium BC. There are two archaeological sites that were recognized as UNESCO World Heritage Sites - the Bahrain Fort and the Dilmun Burial Mounds.[1]

Map showing the locations of the ancient burial mounds.


The following is a list of notable archaeological sites in the country:[2]


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Bahrain". UNESCO World Heritage Centre. Retrieved 24 September 2019.
  2. ^ "30 historic sites in Bahrain". TimeOut Bahrain. Retrieved 6 July 2018.