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The Pearl Monument marked Manama's northwestern corner. Pearls were important to pre-Islamic (Dilmun) Bahrain, as the Gulf was renown for their quality. It was torn down in March 2011 by the government, as it was a focus for Arab Spring protesters.
LOCATION: Manama
DATE: Wed, 19/11/2008
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