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jan 6, 400 BC - Petra, Jordan

Description:

Treasury and Great Temple (it's an entire city)
carved rock
Nabataean Ptolemaic
Hellenistic period- when the roman empire emerged
TREASURY
3000+ niches/chambers, tombs intended for burial but no human remains ever found but artifacts were left behind
capitals, corinthian coloumns, central tholos (circular building), broken pediment, twin god statues at entrance to treasury- "protectors",
TEMPLE
cella (inner area of ancient temple)
architectural/artistic creation- Hellenistic + Roman styles
mundane architecture

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Date:

jan 6, 400 BC
Now
~ 2420 years ago

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