Recent archaeological discoveries on the Arabian Peninsula have uncovered evidence of a previously unknown civilisation based in the now arid areas in the middle of the desert. The 9,000 year old The Al Magar finds appear to show horse-like animals with the accessories of domestication.
3000-2000 BCE. Standing female figure,10 5/8 in., wearing a strap and a necklace, This shows the beginning of a long sculptural tradition in bronze age S.W. Arabia of extreme simplification and strict rectangular shape. Sandstone, quartzite.