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Jordan. Petra. The archeological site is part of the UNESCO world heritage project.  The Nabataeans were an arabian industrious tribe which settled down in southern Jordan 2000 years ago. Petra is located at the bottom of a spectacular deep gorge surrounded by mountains. Tomb "Sextius Florentius". Bedouin family on the dunkey on their way home. The woman wears a long dress and a veil on her head as part of muslim tradition and religion. © 2002 Didier Ruef