Image credits
Image Credits:

Photos: Introductory Page: Peeking at the Treasury through the Siq: courtesy of Andrew F. Blumenthal; A Walk Through the Ruins: The Great Temple: courtesy of Jane Taylor, http://www.janetaylorphotos.com; Elephant Headed Column: Dan Gibson, http://nabataea.net; Garden Pool Complex: courtesy of Leigh-Ann Bedal; Water pipe: Dan Gibson, http://nabataea.net Siq: courtesy of Jane Taylor, http://www.janetaylorphotos.com; Camel relief: Andrew F. Blumenthal; Temple of the Winged Lions: courtesy of Jane Taylor, http://www.janetaylorphotos.com; Eye Idol: courtesy of AMNH; Egyptian statuette: courtesy of AMNH; Colonnaded Street: courtesy of Jane Taylor, http://www.janetaylorphotos.com Coin: Travis A. Markel / Classical Numismatic Group; Decorated incense altar: courtesy of AMNH; Qasr al Bint: courtesy of Jane Taylor, http://www.janetaylorphotos.com; Child's ring: courtesy of AMNH Panel of Melpomene: courtesy of AMNH; Royal tombs: courtesy of Jane Taylor, http://www.janetaylorphotos.com; Stone inscriptions: courtesy of AMNH; Petra Church: courtesy of J. Wilson Myers and Eleanor E. Myers; Scrolls: courtesy of AMNH; Wall mosaic tiles: courtesy of AMNH; Wall mosaic tiles: courtesy of Andrew F. Blumenthal; Column close-up: courtesy of Jane Taylor, http://www.janetaylorphotos.com; Steps: courtesy of Jordan Tourism Board North America; Ez-Zantur (house): courtesy Jane Taylor, http://www.janetaylorphotos.com; Pottery: courtesy of AMNH; Jewelry - bracelet: courtesy of AMNH; Theater: courtesy of Jane Taylor, http://www.janetaylorphotos.com; Tragic mask: courtesy of AMNH; Find Out More About Petra: Petra basin: courtesy of Jane Taylor, http://www.janetaylorphotos.com; camels drinking at a well / cisterns: courtesy of Jane Taylor, http://www.janetaylorphotos.com; Map of political boundaries: courtesy of AMNH; rock-cut channel along Siq used to divert water: courtesy of Dan Gibson, http://nabataea.net; Cistern: courtesy of Jane Taylor, http://www.janetaylorphotos.com; Map of hydrolic system: courtesy of AMNH; Pin handle with female figure: courtesy of AMNH; Terracotta oil lamp with signs of Zodiac: courtesy of AMNH; map showing an ancient road map of routes: courtesy of AMNH; monastery: courtesy of Jane Taylor, http://www.janetaylorphotos.com; The Siq: courtesy of Jordan Tourism Board North America; Map of the city of Petra: courtesy of AMNH; stone male head: courtesy of AMNH; Roman vase with panther-shaped handles: courtesy of AMNH; map of Roman Empire w/ Petra included: courtesy of AMNH; christianity stone: courtesy of Dan Gibson, http://nabataea.net; Bedouins living in the area: courtesy of Jane Taylor, http://www.janetaylorphotos.com; Map of Byzantine Empire or of Plate Tectonics: courtesy of AMNH; Illustrations: Tony Morse