Petra: The Siq Videos

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Petra: The Siq

The Nabataeans chose the site of the Khazneh, the jewel of Petra, for maximum impact, directly opposite the Siq, the narrow twisting gorge that formed the entrance to the city. But they must have known that the Siq would not stay dry all year round. Rainfall is erratic in desert environments.

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