Category: Yemen

Arabia's Stonehenge

Yemen: Arabia’s Stonehenge

While surveying the inhospitable Red Sea coastal plain of Yemen, archaeologist Ed Keall took a wrong turn on his way back to base camp. As he tells Nadia Durrani, his mistake turned out to be monumental.

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Medievil City of Zabid Revealed

The city of Zabid was a cultural and political centre of Medieval Yemen. The archaeologists can finally reveal the story of this dynamic site

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Yemen: On Tour

CWA’s editor Nadia Durrani take us on a tour through one of her favourite countries, Yemen

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The Architecture of Yemen

When it comes to durability and aesthetic appeal, the master builders of ancient Yemen knew a thing or two about sun-dried mud. And their accomplishments hold lessons for modern developers in Arabia, according to Iraqi architect Salma Samar Dalmuji. Lavishly illustrated with striking images of mud-brick city towers, mosques and desert palaces, The Architecture of […]

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Yemen, Arabia Felix

Richard Hodges reports from the land of multi-storey mud-brick architecture, known to the Romans as Arabia Felix