Tip o’ the pileus to Lindsay Powell for directing us to this article in History Today, marking the bicentennial (August 22, 1812) of the ‘rediscovery’ of Petra by J.L. Burckhardt:

To add to the celebrations — and I’m not sure how long this one will stay on the web once I mention it — here’s the Petra installment from National Geographic’s Ancient Megastructures series (focussing on the construction of the Khazneh/Treasury):

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