Petra Sights

Obelisks

  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

Published 03/07/2016

Fodor's Review

On a terrace 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, Ma’an, Jordan

Published 03/07/2016

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