Retracing The Steps of The Ascent of Man at Mleiha Archaeological Centre, Sharjah

Mleiha Archaeological Centre

Every animal leaves traces of what it was; man alone leaves traces of what he created.

Jacob Bronowski

My mind whirred with myriad thoughts as we sped across the desert to Mleiha, located about 60 kilometers from Sharjah. As I watched the arid landscapes flying past through the window, my mind, of its own volition traveled back in time to over 2 million years ago when probably Man stood up on his two feet and took the first step for all mankind.…