Among the hills in the approach to Petra, the most striking is Mount Hor, from its boldness and height, and still more, from its connexion with Scripture.
The edifice in front is of larger dimensions, and has four entrances, adorned by pilasters and ornaments in the florid style.
Near the mouth of the chasm El Sik (Bab as-Sīq, Gateway to the Siq), an Arch, at a considerable height, connects the rocks on either side.
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This view partially gives the profile of Al-Khazneh. The general architecture is Greek, but mingled with the luxurious fancy and exuberant decoration of Asia
Ancient rock-cut watch-tower overlooking the valleys of El Ghor and Akabah. February 5th, 1839.
The Al-Khazneh is a mausoleum carved out of the rock by the Nabataeans in the ancient city of Petra
Syria during the period of the crusades, 1096-1291. The crusades. The county of Edessa. The principality of Antioch. The county of Tripoli.
The kingdom of Jerusalem. List of places and names.