Why Was Bahrain Known As The Island of the Dead?

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Why Was Bahrain Known As The Island of the Dead?

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Bahrain is a small, oil-rich island in the Persian Gulf. The northern part of the island contains a plain covered with close to 100,000 burial mounds dating from an ancient era. It was long believed that this island once served as a cemetery for people from the nearby coast of Arabia. For this reason, Bahrain became known as the

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