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Abstract Portrait
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Dip in the smoke
Three Tortoises
Anchoring The Stars
Dreamy road
Al Khazneh
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13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Al Khazneh

Reflected on the sunglasses of a policeman is Petra’s most famous site, the Treasury or al-Khazneh. However, it isn’t a treasury in reality... it’s a tomb of a Nabatean king! While still in remarkably preserved condition, the face of this 40mtr-high structure- chiselled out from a single rock- is riddled with hundreds of bullet holes made by treasure-hunters who hoped to dislodge riches that were once rumoured to be hidden within it.

TAGS: Jordan, Petra

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2014
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Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Dec. 1, 2015, 2:07 p.m.
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Focal Length: 85mm
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