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Petra - Al-Khazneh (Treasury) | Jordan - Petra (IMG_7837.jpg)

Petra - Al-Khazneh (Treasury)

Its Arabic name, Treasury, derives from a legend that bandits or pirates hid their loot in a stone urn high on the second level. Significant damage from bullets can be seen on the urn. Local lore attributes this to Bedouins, who are said to have shot at the urn in hopes of breaking it open and spilling out the "treasure" within (the decorative urn however, is solid sandstone).
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