Monumental Forgotten Gardens of Petra Rediscovered After 2,000 Years


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haaretz.com/jewish/archaeology/1.744119

Recent excavations at Petra have revealed a startlingly advanced irrigation system and water storage system that enabled the desert city’s people to survive – and to maintain a magnificent garden featuring fountains, ponds and a huge swimming pool. The engineering feats and other luxuries attest to the ancient Nabatean capital’s former splendor and wealth some 2,000 years ago.

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