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
Petra and other Middle Eastern sites are featured at this academic site.
Southern Temple Excavations at Petra, Jordan
Martha Sharp Joukowsky, director of ongoing excavations at Petra, is a world-renowned expert.
World Heritage Site: Petra
Petra was added to the World Heritage Site list in 1985. Learn why.
World Monuments Watch: Petra, Jordan
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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