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Jordan-18C-101 - Great Temple

The Great Temple, Petra, Jordan


The Great Temple represents one of the major archaeological and architectural components of central Petra. Located to the south of the Colonnaded Street and southeast of the Temenos Gate. This 75602 m precinct is comprised of a Propylaeum (monumental entryway), a Lower Temenos and monumental east and west Stairways which in turn lead to the upper Temenos – the sacred enclosure for the Temple proper.


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Taken on October 13, 2004