Petra (re)Discovery Bicentennial

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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