Tag: nabataeans

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.

D.C.-Area Archaeology Event: Petra—A Journey Through Time, Space and Our Imaginations

03/10 | On March 16, 2016, Dr. Christopher Tuttle, Executive Director of the Council of American Overseas Research Centers, will deliver the lecture “Petra—A Journey Through Time, Space and Our Imaginations” in   Read more…

Posted in Exhibits/Events, News.

Solving the Enigma of Petra and the Nabataeans

01/06 | 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.

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