Secrets of Archaeology
Episode 14 - The Ports of the Desert. From the Arabian Peninsula, we follow an ancient caravan route through the desert to Syria. Along the way, several lush oases in the otherwise barren Syrian desert come to our rescue in the form of Marib and Petra, city of the great tomb of Aaron that is carved out of a rock face, along with the beautiful city of Palmyra in Syria.
|Episode 14 - The Ports of the Desert|
|Palmyra - wikipedia
Palmyra was an ancient Arabic city in central Syria. It had long been a vital caravan stop for travellers crossing the Syrian desert and was known as the Bride of the Desert.
|Petra - wikipedia
Petra is a historical and archaeological city in the southern Jordanian governorate of Ma'an, that is famous for its rock-cut architecture and water conduit system.
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