A person standing in the doorway of the Monastery at Petra, Jordan, shows the
enormity of the ancient building's entrance. Carved into the sandstone hill by the
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Sep 14, 2012 ... The Ancient City of Petra (Jordan): The Siq, The Treasury, The Facades Street,
The City Center, The Monastery, views from 5 mountaintops ...
Petra, which means "stone" in Greek, is perhaps the most spectacular ancient city
remaining in the modern world, and certainly a must-see for visitors to Jordan ...
The ancient city of Petra was literally carved from the sandstone cliffs of southern
Jordan. There the Nabataeans built temples and tombs, houses and halls, ...
Today, the site of Petra seems to be a foolish place to build a city: it is dry and
arid with limited space for farming and houses. In ancient times, however, the
Sep 13, 2012 ... The ancient city of Petra was carved into red desert cliffs. It was featured in the
movie "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade."
Nov 30, 2012 ... Read Petra: secrets of Jordan's lost city. ... Though the weather-worn rockface is
still peppered with ancient dwellings and sepulchres, many are ...
Petra, an archaeological site in Jordan was built during the 6 - 4 BCE centuries
by the ... the Gulf of Aqaba and the Dead Sea, stands the ancient city of Petra.
A rose-red city half as old as time; though these words sound like the opening
lyrics to a love song, they're instead penned by a poet and speak of an ancient ...
The ancient Nabataean city of Petra holds many secrets. Historians are just
begining to uncover the story behind this amazing city. We here at Nabataea.net