Petra Rediscovered: Lost City (Museum Edition) of the Nabataeans

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For more than four centuries the ancient kingdom of Petra, with its magnificent temples and rock-cut tombs, flourished at the intersection of two major trade routes running from Syria to the Red Sea and from the Persian Gulf to the Mediterranean. The Romans absorbed Petra into their empire in 106 A.D., and in 363 A.D. an earthquake left the city in ruins, forgotten in the West until European explorers rediscovered it in the 19th century. Today--largely as a result of the astonishing finds from ongoing archaeological ...

Petra Rediscovered: Lost City (Museum Edition) of the Nabataeans 2003, Abrams Books for Young Readers, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780810991286

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