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Can it be that Atlantis of the Sands, the legendary city Ubar a.k.a. Iram of the Pillars hide deep under the sands of Oman?

The city or region mentioned in the Quran has captured the imagination of poets, travelers, and archaeologists. Legend says that God, as a punishment or a natural disaster, destroyed the prosperous city 100-300 AD.

Lost in the vast sands of the Arabian Peninsula, its existence is debated. (outside the realm of videogames)

Meanwhile, in Oman, ancient maps, in combination with space images, have localized an archeological site that radio-carbon dating has confirmed as older than 200 AD. To be continued…

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