The Monastery in Petra

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Carole Raddato
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published on 02 March 2018
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The Monastery is one of the largest monuments in Petra, Jordan. It is a monumental building carved out of the rock in the Nabatean Classical style. It was probably built as a temple in the early second century CE, during the reign of King Rabel II (76-106 CE).

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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