Petra,(Edom) the Nabataean City, built into rock at the crossroads between Arabia, Egypt and Phoenicia was a major caravan centre for trade of incense, silk from China, and spices.
Showing Entrance to Petra, Aaron's Tomb Mount Hor, Triumpal ArchPetra, Akabah on the Red Sea the site of Etziongeber.
Steel engraving by J.A.Houston after Laborde, engraved by E.Radclyffe, hand coloured.
Published by Blackie and Son, 1862
Size 30 x 23 cm.Condition Good