Nine brilliant images of the ancient city of Petra who's colors come from the living rock in which it was carved nearly 2500 years ago. It's founders, the 'Nabataeans', built themselves temples, homes, sumptuous tombs, markets and theaters. These buildings have extraordinarily maintained much of their splendor for thousands of years.
A great mix of archaeology, history, theology and geology is represented in in gorgeous color photos and descriptions. Forgotten by the west until 1812 when it was excavated and identified, Petra, is situated in today's Kingdom of Jordan. Illustrated storycard insert recounts the history of Petra and the significance of each image in English and Spanish. Shop ourarmchair archeology section for other great titles.