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Petra

More than two thousand years old, Petra was built by the Nabataeans in the heart of the Shara Mountains. It prospered in the first centuries BC and AD and was a vital part of a major trading route connecting ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt. Today, intricate facades sculptured into sandstone cliffs of the area can still be seen, along with other remarkably preserved structures and monuments of this fascinating civilization.

 
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Taken: April 12, 2018
Uploaded: May 11, 2018
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