Muscat : A new human settlement was documented in the Wilayat of Nizwa, Al Dakhiliyah Governorate, the Ministry of Heritage and Tourism said.
"In cooperation between the Ministry of Heritage and Tourism and the Japanese mission from the Institute of Human Sciences in Kyoto, archaeological remnants was found proving the existence of human settlement in a cave in the Tanuf area in the Wilayat of Nizwa dating back to the Wadi Suq era. A number of items were found, most notably a well-preserved pottery vessel," the Ministry said in a statement.
The Ministry added that many nearby archaeological sites have been documented, most notably the Bronze Age towers and tower tombs dating back to the Hafeet era, dating back 5,000 years. It is worth noting that the Ministry has been cooperating with this mission for more than 12 years, and many archaeological sites have been surveyed and documented.