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Petra Sights

Obelisks

  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

Updated 05/20/2013

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On the terrace below the High Place stand two obelisks hewed from the bedrock, examples of a common method of representing deities in the ancient Near East. Some scholars believe them to be representations of Dushara and al-Uzza; others believe they are simply the remains of quarries.

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Petra, Jordan

Updated 05/20/2013

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