Obelisk Tomb & Bab As-Siq Triclinium – Petra

The Obelisk Tomb and Bab As-Siq Triclinium are directly across from the Djinn Blocks. The Obelisk Tomb (top monument in all the photos) was clearly built under an Egyptian influence. An inscription near the tomb writes that the tomb belongs to Abdmank and his children. The Bab As-Siq Triclinium (bottom monument on all the photos) is a chamber with three benches and served as a location for sacred feasts honoring the dead.

As we continued down the trail we eventually reached the famous entrance to Petra:

~ by jonathanmtsai on December 5, 2010.

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