Omani Aflaj

Quattrone, G., Ferrarotto, S., Larosa, P. & Alsalloum, A. (eds.), 2019. Omani Aflaj. University of Liverpool.


This booklet was designed to support an educational workshop for school children between 12 and 17 years old, which took place at the National Museum of Oman Learning Centre on 4th July, 2019. They are bilingual (English and Arabic) and feature research content as well as annotated architectural diagrams that graphically illustrate Oman’s traditional water management system.

The booklet is about Omani aflaj. Creative hands-on activities and fun quizzes enhance children’s knowledge of Oman’s history and cultural heritage. Children “learn by doing” about how Omani aflaj worked, the different ways in which water was collected and distributed, and the various associated structures and facilities..

Author(s) Giamila Quattrone
Sara Ferrarotto
Pasquale Larosa
Ataa Alsalloum
Country United Kingdom
Language English/Arabic
Subject Cultural Heritage
Area covered Oman
Date 2019
Type Booklets
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