Dilmun

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Dilmun

dwelling of gods where sun rose. [Sumerian Myth.: Gaster, 24]
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Guardians of Valoris a free tower defence game set in the time of Mesopotamia, which draws on Islamic mythology and references the ancient Dilmun civilisation.
The pavilion, she added, will feature various programmes, including henna decoration, Arab coffee, designing baskets, making wooden boxes, folk music, Bahraini cuisine and displaying agricultural artefacts dating back to the Dilmun civilisation.
The exhibition offers an insight into ancient trade links around the Arabian Gulf, and features artefacts from Bahrain National Museum's permanent collection, focusing on the Dilmun civilisation.
THE FASCINATING STORY OF THE EVOLUTION and eventual decline of the ancient Dilmun civilisation is about to be made accessible to the man in the street as archaeologists, researchers and historians on the island of Bahrain begin the process of demystifying the stories that lie behind one of one the world's earliest civilisations.
Bahrain, an archipelago of 33 islands located between Saudi Arabia, the world's top oil exporter, and gas-rich Qatar, is also home to the ancient Dilmun civilisation, containing one of the most ancient burial sites in the Arabian Peninsula.
Francine, 44, who lives in Amwaj Islands, said: "The Bahrainis are inheritors of the Dilmun civilisation and are seamen by tradition - pearl merchants, divers or fishermen.
We have a rich Dilmun civilisation and a variety of old heritage sites like the Al Fateh Grand Mosque, Bahrain Fort and Qal'at Al-Bahrain which is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Secondly, it builds on the island's history because of its proximity to the historic Bahrain Fort, which was once the gateway to the Dilmun civilisation, and thereby creates a bridge between the past, present and future.
The pavilion will feature various programmes, including henna decoration, Arabic coffee, weaving baskets, constructing wooden boxes, folk music and Bahraini cuisine, while displaying agricultural artefacts dating back to the Dilmun civilisation.
Bahrainis claim that music has been a part of their country's culture for around 4,000 years since the time of the Dilmun Civilisation which is known to have had ceremonies and religious celebrations with a musical aspect.
This news enraged members of the CSBPA, the region's oldest cat society, which was founded in 1997 and officially recognised by the Bahraini government in 2001 with the aim of categorising and protecting the Delmun cats, spelt differently to the ancient Dilmun civilisation (3200-2200 BC) linked to Bahrain.
While finds on the island trace back to the Stone Age, archaeologists have also uncovered artefacts from the Bronze Age Dilmun civilisation, centred at the time in modern-day Bahrain.