Petra, the Monastery

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Dimensions of this monastery (ed-Deir) are colossal: 45 m broad, 42 m top. Dug in the yellow sandstone, its style reminds that of Khazné. It was however not a tomb, but a building of worship, dedicated to the Nabatean divinized king Obodias 1st (96-87 BC).
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Petra, the Monastery

Petra, the Monastery

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