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Snapshots

  1. ksa

    Snapshot Title: ksa
    Taken by: AndresRafael StefaniSucre

    Image: The Petra Great Temple from behind
    Image Owner: Sarah Sharpe



    Description:

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  2. Collapsed column

    Snapshot Title: Collapsed column
    Taken by: Emily Hamner

    Image: The Petra Great Temple from behind
    Image Owner: Sarah Sharpe



    Description:

    Are the upright columns still standing when they are uncovered or were they reconstructed from collapsed columns like this one?



  3. Martha Joukowsky

    Snapshot Title: Martha Joukowsky
    Taken by: Sarah Sharpe

    Image: The Petra Great Temple from behind
    Image Owner: Sarah Sharpe



    Description:

    Depicted here is the director of the Petra excavations Dr. Martha Joukowsky flanked by two of her local colleagues Muhammad and Ismail sons of the longtime project foreman Dakhlallah.



  4. Distant Tombs

    Snapshot Title: Distant Tombs
    Taken by: Sarah Sharpe

    Image: The Petra Great Temple from behind
    Image Owner: Sarah Sharpe



    Description:

    Not every one could have a tomb in the heart of the city. While still impressive many families might have chosen locations that were closer to their lands or residences to facilitate the ongoing funer...



  5. Reused Hijaz Railway ties

    Snapshot Title: Reused Hijaz Railway ties
    Taken by: Sarah Sharpe

    Image: The Petra Great Temple from behind
    Image Owner: Sarah Sharpe



    Description:

    These are some of the many railway ties from the former railway line that linked the provinces of the Ottoman empire and facilitated the hajj (pilgrimage to Mecca). The railroad was made famous in thi...