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mar 29, 400 BC - Petra, Jordan: Treasury and Great Temple

Description:

400 BCE-100 CE
Cut rock
Nabataean Ptolemaic and Roman
• Stone carvings, camel caravans and betyls
• Capital was Petra then moved to Bosra because Roman Emporer Trajan created arabia
• Great traders in Hellenistic period- when roman empire emerged, Alexander the great died
• Pettra is at the intersection of Mediterranean, Egypt
• Khazneh- monumental tomb, via siq (narrow curving canyon)
• Diverse architecture
• Over 3000 niches were associated as tombs but, no bodiescor as living quarters
• Façade represent Hellenistic style

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Kailee Keiser

Date:

mar 29, 400 BC
Now
~ 2420 years ago

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