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2010 Project 52: Week 14 - Petra - The Rose City

 

Petra is known as The Rose City because of the colour of the stone from which the tombs are carved. One tomb that we visited had a beautiful range of earthy colours and the sedimentary nature of sandstone was evident. Horizontal lines of tan, brown, yellow, rose and white made for a decorative final resting place.

 

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Taken on May 29, 2009