8 October 2022

Petra – The Dam

The ancient Nabataens had built this dam to channel the water thru a dark tunnel whenever the water levels rose (to prevent flooding of the capital.)

The capital itself was called Raqeem but when the Greeks came, they named it Petra (root word for rocks – as in petrified)

Posted October 8, 2022 by Rajib Roy in category "Vacations

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