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Petra Sights

Djinn Blocks

  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

Updated 05/20/2013

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The function of these three large structures is unclear; they may have been connected to Nabatean worship, perhaps symbolizing one of their deities. In Arabic, djinn refers to malevolent spirits, a common theme in Arab folklore.

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Petra, Jordan

Updated 05/20/2013

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