Monthly Archives: June 2016

Funerary curiosities

A discussion of funerary customs notably the placement of Aloe vera plants on graves       There was even a type of Aloe which was traditionally planted over the graves because it was thought to give the dead the … Continue reading

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Geoglyphs, stone piles in the UAE

  The art and act of piling stones   Introduction The act and art of moving stones, large and small, have been human activities for millennia; often the purpose has been obvious while on other occasions the rationale has been … Continue reading

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