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One of Jordan's great treasures. A city carved into the slope of Mount Hor: centure BCE. Capitol city of the Nabatean empire.

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Petra, Jordan - listed by the BBC as one of the 40 places to see before you die.

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The Tomb of Uneishu, chief minister of Queen Shaqilath. It was long known only as Tomb 813 until a fragment of inscription was found on a loose stone. Now, it may have been the burial place of one of the trusted advisers (or perhaps even the brother) of a female ruler of Petra who appears on Nabataean coins for more than 60 uninterrupted years. Petra, Jordan. (V)
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The Tomb of Uneishu, chief minister of Queen Shaqilath. It was long known only as Tomb 813 until a fragment of inscription was found on a loose stone. Now, it may have been the burial place of one of the trusted advisers (or perhaps even the brother) of a female ruler of Petra who appears on Nabataean coins for more than 60 uninterrupted years. Petra, Jordan. (V)

The Tomb of Uneishu, chief minister of Queen Shaqilath. It was long known only as Tomb 813 until a fragment of inscription was found on a loose stone. Now, it may have been the burial place of one of the trusted advisers (or perhaps even the brother) of a female ruler of Petra who appears on Nabataean coins for more than 60 uninterrupted years. Petra, Jordan. (V)
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Derinkuyu: (Underground City) in Turkey
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Derinkuyu Underground City in Turkey - built in the or century BC.

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Derinkuyu: (Underground City) in Turkey

Derinkuyu: (Underground City) in Turkey
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Petra, la Ciudad Rosa del desierto jordano · National Geographic en español. · Grandes Viajes
Petra, la Ciudad Rosa del desierto jordano · National Geographic en español. · Grandes Viajes
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Urn Tomb - Petra, Jordan
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I like the carvings in the rock. That takes skill. There are so many different entrances.

Urn Tomb - Petra, Jordan

Urn Tomb - Petra, Jordan
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Batteries and Bulbs ancient Egyptians
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Note: The same set of hieroglyphs over the figure on the left.

Batteries and Bulbs ancient Egyptians

Batteries and Bulbs ancient Egyptians

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Garden tomb, Petra, Jordan

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Millennial Petra | Photo : Richard Nowitz

Facade of the Treasury in Petra, Jordan. Petra, hidden in a deep gorge in Jordan, was once described as "the rose red city half as old as time." Whereas the façade of its famous Treasury was carved some two thousand years ago.

Petra, Jordan. Petra is a historical and archaeological city in the southern Jordanian governorate of Ma'an that is famous for its rock-cut architecture and water conduit system.

The Nabatean city of Petra country : Jordania place : south-west of the country, near Israel

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The Treasury, Petra, Jordan by candlelight. This World Heritage site was founded by the Nabataean kingdom in and around the century BC and is famous for it's numerous rock cut buildings. Photo by Andrew Waddington

Mosaic of Venus and Centaurs, Underground Palace, Roman archeological ruins, Bulla Regia, Tunisia

Mosaic of Venus and Centaurs, Underground Palace, Roman archeological ruins, Bulla Regia, Tunisia.

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Petra, Jordan ::: al khazneh, or the treasury. Is this carved directly out of the surrounding stone landscape? - Or constructed in a more standard (although still very challenging) way?

Tikal is one of the largest archaeological sites and urban centers of the Pre-Columbian Maya civilization. It is located in the archaeological region of the Petén Basin in northern Guatemala.

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only of the Rose Red City of has been explored by archaeologists - the rest remains to be discovered!

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