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Oman, Land of Frankincense

 Posted by , last edited on January 10, 2014 at 05:32:44

Location Dhofar Province, Oman
Coordinates N18 15 11.988 E53 38 51.324
Property 850 ha
Date of Inscription 2000

Brief Description (http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/1010 )

The frankincense trees of Wadi Dawkah and the remains of the caravan oasis of Shisr/Wubar and the affiliated ports of Khor Rori and Al-Baleed vividly illustrate the trade in frankincense that flourished in this region for many centuries, as one of the most important trading activities of the ancient and medieval world.

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