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"Lost City" of Petra Still Has Secrets to Reveal -- National Geographic

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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 - UNESCO World Heritage Centre

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Petra. Inhabited since prehistoric times, this Nabataean caravan-city, situated ... It is one of the world's most famous archaeological sites, where ancient Eastern ...

Petra, Jordan: The History & Myths of an Ancient Civilization

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A rose-red city half as old as time. These these words sound like the opening lyrics to a love song. Instead, a poet penned them and they speak of an ancient ...

The UnMuseum: Lost City Petra - Museum of Unnatural Mystery

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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 area ...

PETRA Lost City of Stone - About Petra - Calvin College

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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, ...

Petra: Lost City of Stone - American Museum of Natural History

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Deep within the deserts of Jordan lies the ancient city of Petra. Through a narrow gorge it emerges into view, revealing awe-inspiring monuments cut into the ...

Petra: secrets of Jordan's lost city - Lonely Planet

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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 - Sacred Sites

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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.

The magnificent ancient city of Petra, Jordan | Ancient Origins

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Mar 15, 2013 ... The lost city of Petra in Jordan - named as one of the new 7 Wonders of the World - is a majestic place thousands of years old that still holds ...

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Petra - Jordan Tourism Board

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The area encompasses a breathtaking landscape of pink-hued rock mountains, the focus of which is the amazing ancient Nabataean city of Petra, which was ...

Jordan - Touristic Sites - South of Amman - King Hussein

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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 ...

Petra: Ancient City of Rock - Live Science

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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."