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Rock-cut façade of a tomb or funerary temple known as el-Khaznat el-Faroun, “The Pharoah’s Treasury.”
Nabataean Architecture

The numerous rock-cut facades carved into the variegated sandstone cliffs that surround the Petra basin have helped to make the site a popular destination for tourists traveling to see the impressive archaeological sites of modern Jordan.

This rock-cut facade of a tomb or funerary temple (left) is known as el-Khaznat el-Faroun, "The Pharoah’s Treasury".

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