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    • Key Best

      A Bedouin poses on the edge of the ancient Jordanian city of Petra in the Middle East

    • Joan Hoffman

      Reclining on a rooftop carved two millennia ago, a Bedouin surveys the realm of the Nabataeans, whose ancient capital beckons from the sands of southern Jordan. Forgotten for centuries, Petra still echoes with mysteries of the past; this immense building, Al Deir (the Monastery), was probably a Nabataean shrine. Photo by Annie Griffiths Belt —From “Petra: Ancient City of Stone,” December 1998, National Geographic magazine

    • Corinne Meyer

      Rock formation, Petra, Jordan.

    • Horia Tel

      Carved Rooftop, Petra Photograph by Annie Griffiths Belt The Nabataean capital of Petra is one of the many spectacular historical sites in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, a country of deep traditions that has worked to preserve its ancient inheritance and natural beauty while navigating modern realities in a region of continuing conflict. Reclining on a rooftop carved two millennia ago, a Bedouin surveys the realm of the Nabataeans, beckoning from the sands of southern Jordan. Forgo...

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