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


Al Khazneh, the treasury

The theater

A man--perhaps a Nabataean merchant--leading his camel is carved in the rock face.

Water was harnessed and channeled through Petra.

The monastery is worth a harrowing climb.

Oleander grows among the tombs of Petra.

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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