Petra: Jordan's City in the Rock

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Belt, Don. “Petra: Ancient City of Stone.” Pages 117-133, December 1998.
 
WORLD Rinard, Judith E. “Lost in Time: The Hidden City of Petra.” Pages 31-35, January 1997.
 
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Boyer, David S. “Petra: Rose-red Citadel of Biblical Edom.” Pages 853-870, December 1955.

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American Schools of Oriental Research
http://www.asor.org
Petra and other Middle Eastern sites are featured at this academic site.
 
Southern Temple Excavations at Petra, Jordan
http://www.stg.brown.edu/projects/petra/petra_overview.html
Martha Sharp Joukowsky, director of ongoing excavations at Petra, is a world-renowned expert.
 
World Heritage Site: Petra
http://www.unesco.org/whc/sites/326.htm
Petra was added to the World Heritage Site list in 1985. Learn why.
 
World Monuments Watch: Petra, Jordan
http://www.worldmonuments.org/petra.html
This agency is dedicated to identifying, preserving and protecting endangered cultural landmarks around the world. Check on the progress of conservation efforts at Petra.
 
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