A Journey through the Prehistory of Abu Dhabi

Innovation & Knowledge Initiative – Tourism Sector


‘ A Journey through the Prehistory of Abu Dhabi’

Presented by:

Dr Mark Jonathan Beech from the Historic Environment Department, Culture Sector at Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi)

Wednesday 12th July 2017, from 11:00 – 12:30, in the TCA Auditorium on the 4th Floor of Nation Towers Corniche, Abu Dhabi,

This will provide an overview of life in Abu Dhabi 65 million years ago down to around 6,000 years ago. Some of the fossils discovered will be presented along with reconstructions of some of the extraordinary animals which once lived here. The earliest evidence for human occupation if Abu Dhabi will be discussed and an insight provided into life within the earliest Stone Age settlements discovered on Marawah and Dalma Islands.

* Language of the lecture is: English

The following photographs were kindly taken during the lecture by Sarah Collins (Senior Curator, Museums Department, TCA Abu Dhabi):