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Caravan Crossroads, Petra, Jordan, 1997

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"A crossroads for the caravan trade, Petra prospered and built a modest empire. By A.D. 106, when Rome annexed it and expanded a Nabataean theater carved from its cliffs, 30,000 lived in the city."

—From "Petra: Ancient City of Stone," December 1998, National Geographic magazine
Photograph by Annie Griffiths Belt

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