Quest For Atlantis Of The Sands - Iram Of The Pillars - A Legendary Lost City - When they started digging at Shis'r, near an old Arab fort, they began to uncover a large ancient structure. No one was sure what it was... Some explorers believe the remains of the old fort at Shisr could be the rests of the Iram of the Pillars.
Quest For Atlantis Of The Sands - Iram Of The Pillars - A Legendary Lost City - According to most legends and myths, the Atlantis of the Sands is located somewhere in the Rub' al Khali desert, also known as the Empty-quarter. This covers most of the southern third of the Arabian Peninsula, including most of Saudi Arabia and areas of Oman, the United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.