Latest Archaeological Digs May Revamp Qatar’s Entire History

“Recent excavations conducted in Qatar has resulted in a substantial number of new sites being discovered and significantly more archaeological research in the region, which may revamp the whole history of the nation written so far.

“According to a report in The Peninsula On-line, there has been a notable increase in the amount of archaeological field work being conducted in Qatar covering the ancient to the Islamic periods.

“The research is bringing important new information to light.

“In October last year, Qatar had become the first country in the region to implement the Global Imagery System for archeological studies as part of a research by QMA and the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom.

“This research involved the use of remote sensors and geospatial modelling to reconstruct the former onshore and offshore landscape environments in Qatar.”