Tag: nabataeans

Site-Seeing: Petra’s Temple of the Winged Lions

05/16 | A new program led by the American Center of Oriental Research is, for the first time, allowing visitors to go beyond Petra’s monuments to actually discover and experience its past   Read more…

Posted in The Ancient Near Eastern World.

Solving the Enigma of Petra and the Nabataeans

04/06 | Who were the Nabataeans, the industrious Arab people who built the city of Petra and its towering rock-cut monuments over 2,000 years ago? Almost everything about them—their history, their culture,   Read more…

Posted in The Ancient Near Eastern World.

New Petra Monument Spotted Through Satellites

06/14 | Archaeologists Sarah Parcak and Christopher A. Tuttle discovered a previously unknown Petra monument using Google Earth, satellite imagery, ground survey and drones.   Read more…

Posted in News, The Ancient Near Eastern World.


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