Royal tombs, Petra

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The royal tombs comprise of a variety of troglodytic and monumental tombs hewn into Jebel al-Khubtha. Among them are theUrn Tomb (with main chamber measuring 300m2), converted into a church by the Byzantines; theCorinthian Tomb , sadly much eroded by the ravages of time; thePalace Tomb , of ambitious dimensions; and the youngertomb of Sextius Florentinus , a Roman governor. The multiple hues of the grained sandstone give the carved façades a majestic aspect and their interiors an elegant ambience.

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Pétra Wadi Musa

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