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Now you can buy an entire coloring book about Petra! Also includes activities, and the board game: Caravans.

Petra's Secrets Cover

 Download a picture of the Dier, Petra's largest monument. The word Dier means 'monastery.' The Dier was originally a tomb, but later became a monastery when Christian monks lived in nearby caves during the Middle Ages. The Dier was very large. The small white blob in the doorway is actually a man leading against the doorpost!

 

Click on the picture to the right to download a full page image that you can print and color.

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 Nabataean camel caravans brought incense from southern Arabia to the Greek and Roman Empires. Half way along the journey, the Nabataeans started a secret hiding place where they could store their supplies in a crack in a mountain. This hiding place later developed into a small town, that eventually became their capital city, Petra.

 

Click on the picture to the left to download a full page image that you can print and color.

 

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