Petra Sights


Obelisks Review

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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Updated: 05-20-2013

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