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Madain Salih, Saudi Arabia
July 10, 2014

Madain Salih, Saudi Arabia

A pre-Islamic people, Nabataeans carved palatial tombs at Madain Salih. In 2008, UNESCO named Madain Salih a World Heritage site, making it the first destination in Saudi Arabia to receive the title.

See more pictures from the July 2014 feature story “The Wells of Memory.”

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Photograph by John Stanmeyer, National Geographic

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