Petra's Great Temple: Petra: A Photo Essay - Archaeology Magazine Archive

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Petra: A Photo Essay "Petra's Great Temple"
Summer 2000
Photographs by Elizabeth J. Himelfarb

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Al Khazneh, the treasury
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The theater
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A man--perhaps a Nabataean merchant--leading his camel is carved in the rock face.
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Water was harnessed and channeled through Petra.
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The monastery is worth a harrowing climb.
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Oleander grows among the tombs of Petra.
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Petra's celebrated rose-colored rock

Intro | Nabataeans | Photo Essay | Great Temple | Temple Plan | Who's Who | Virtual Petra | Surround Sound | Mystery Objects | Face Off | Star Spangled Banner | Bulletin Board | Map

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