The highly defensible treasury hall at Petra, Jordan was carved into the soft rock. The double line of notches to either side of the main building held ladders for the carvers, who started from top.

Treasury Hall at Petra, Jordan

The highly defensible treasury hall at Petra, Jordan was carved into the soft rock. The double line of notches to either side of the main building held ladders for the carvers, who started from top.

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Author(s)Ben Fertig
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2011-01-18
AlbumHuman > Culture/Archaeology
TypePhoto
Dimensions960 x 1280
Filesize346 kB
Number of Downloads36
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Required AttributionBen Fertig, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)