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Mada’in Saleh - Modern Saudi Arabia - built between 100 BC - 100 AD Built by the Nabataean Kingdom prior to Roman annexation, these series of tombs were abandoned by the time Islam became predominant in the region.

Mada’in Saleh - Modern Saudi Arabia - built between 100 BC - 100 AD Built by the Nabataean Kingdom prior to Roman annexation, these series of tombs were abandoned by the time Islam became predominant in the region.

Mada’in Saleh - Modern Saudi Arabia - built between 100 BC - 100 AD Built by the Nabataean Kingdom prior to Roman annexation, these series of tombs were abandoned by the time Islam became predominant in the region.

Mada’in Saleh - Modern Saudi Arabia - built between 100 BC - 100 AD Built by the Nabataean Kingdom prior to Roman annexation, these series of tombs were abandoned by the time Islam became predominant in the region.

Mada’in Saleh - Modern Saudi Arabia - built between 100 BC - 100 AD Built by the Nabataean Kingdom prior to Roman annexation, these series of tombs were abandoned by the time Islam became predominant in the region.

Madain Saleh (Hegra) is an important historical site in north-western Saudi Arabia, where famous inscriptions of the Nabataean civilization are found. This is a pre-Islamic archaeological site located near al-Ula, in the Province of al-Madina. Several peoples have inhabited the area, beginning with the Lihyans and extending through the pre-Nabataeans, Nabataeans, post-Nabataeans, and Romans and up to the Arabic tribe of Thamud.

Part of the ruins of the old Roman Temple of Janus in Autun, France.The Romans called this town Augustodunum as it was built during the reign of Augustus