Saruq Al-Hadid is one of the largest and most important Iron Age sites in the Arabian Peninsula and has become the jewel.
in the crown of Dubai’s archaeology. It is a site of international significance that offers an important opportunity to increase our knowledge of industrial activity, trade, and everyday life in Iron Age Arabia.
The site has produced extensive evidence of the working of copper alloys, gold and iron. Iron is particularly significant because evidence of iron working from this period is rarely found in the Arabian Peninsula.