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214). A large number of pre-Islamic graves have been found in the valley and beehive tomb cairns can be seen on the surrounding hills (ﬁg. 215). The remains of a large fortiﬁcation surmount a hill above Bawshar and the old caravan road ascends a hill leading to Ghallah; it was improved by the Muscat Levy Corps in the 1920s (ﬁg. 59). [Lorimer, vol. II, pp. 322–323; Costa, pp. 114–115; Wilkinson 1977, pp. 182–183; Wilkinson 1987, pp. ] a gazetteer of place names in muscat and its vicinity 41 BAYT AL-FALAJ [bayt al-falaj; Ô¬ƒLaˇ£B] A wadi and former settlement near Matrah.
55 The plan was summarized in Barbara Wace, “Master Plan for Muscat and Oman,” Geographical Magazine, Vol. 41, No. 12 (September 1969), pp. 892–905. 22 transforming muscat Social Composition of Muscat and Matrah In the past, the most substantial aspects of Muscat were almost always situated within the walls. To a large extent, this also included the population. Muscat Intramuros was the home of members of the ruling family and most of Muscat’s prominent merchants, as well as what few foreign consuls were present.
45 Jane Dieulafoy, “A Suse, 1884–1886: Journal des Fouilles,” Le Tour du Monde, No. 1 (1888), p. 6; Emma Cochran Ponaﬁdine, My Life in the Moslem East (Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1932), p. 85; J. Theodore Bent, “Muscat,” Contemporary Review, Vol. 68, No. 360 (December 1895), p. 877; J. A. Bent, Southern Arabia (London: Smith, Elder, 1900; reprinted, Reading: Garnet, 1994), p. 57. Dieulafory made note of two lions during her visit. 46 Emile Allemann, “Mascate,” Le Tour du Monde, No. 8 (23 February 1901), p.