Nabataean Rock-cut Tomb in Petra

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Carole Raddato
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published on 02 March 2018

The Tomb of the Soldier in Petra (Jordan), carved out of the red sand stone with niches containing male figures dressed in military style. The tomb was built in the Nabataean period around the second half of the 1st century CE but was remodeled in the Roman period. It is one of the best preserved tombs of Petra.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2018, March 02). Nabataean Rock-cut Tomb in Petra. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8238/nabataean-rock-cut-tomb-in-petra/

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Raddato, Carole. "Nabataean Rock-cut Tomb in Petra." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 02, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8238/nabataean-rock-cut-tomb-in-petra/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Nabataean Rock-cut Tomb in Petra." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 02 Mar 2018. Web. 07 Feb 2023.

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