Petra: Lost City of Stone


Subject:
History By Place , History , Ancient History , Jordan

Description:
Exhibit about the ancient city of Petra in Jordan, which "was unmarked on modern maps" until it was rediscovered in the 19th century. The site features an illustrated history of the city from its founding by Arabian nomads called the Nabataeans through its annexation by the Romans, its great earthquake in A.D. 363, and the Byzantine era. Also find photos of the present-day Bedouin of Petra. From the American Museum of Natural History.

Publisher:
American Museum of Natural History

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/petra/


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