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National Hotel luggage label ~Repinned Via Mark Donaldson

Shops in the Old City, Jerusalem

four portrait paintings from the 2nd century AD showing Mummy portraits of ancient egyptians. ~Repinned Via Lana Fekete Scharer

During the 1st to 3rd century AD in Egypt. The portraits were attached to burial mummies at the face, from which almost all have now been detached. In terms of artistic tradition, the images clearly derive more from Graeco-Roman traditions than Egyptian ones. The population of the Faiyum area was greatly enhanced by a wave of Greek immigrants during the Ptolemaic period, initially by veteran soldiers who settled in the area.

The Mysterious Fayum Portraits

Wadi #Mujib, historically known as Arnon, is a gorge in Jordan which enters the Dead Sea at 410 meters below sea level. #Jordan

✮ The inside of Ajloun castle - Jordon

Jordanian flag..thinking of the Jordanian's today and many others around the world who deserve us to learn more about their cultures and history so we can be more united as a world

Traditional jordanian dress culture - Google Search

Prince Ghazi bin Muhammad of Jordan is a Jordanian prince who speaks on behalf of Christian rights said " ...they are also suffering just because they are Christians. It is absolutely and categorically unacceptable for us. "1st, we do not accept it according to our Holy law as Muslims before God. 2nd, we do not accept it morally as Arabs and relatives. 3rd, we do not accept it on the level of our feelings as neighbours and dear friends. And, 4th, we do not accept it personally as human beings."

Old Doors of Madaba by razanfakhoury, via Flickr

Wadi Rum, East of Aqaba, Jordan (Desert Policeman w/ Camel, 1983)

Amman, Jordan

Jaffa, Israel ~Repinned Via Pike Viitanen