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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Postcard; printed; colour photograph showing Al Khazneh or the Treasury at Petra, Jordan.

  • Producer name

  • Date

    • 2005
    • 20thC
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 10.5 centimetres
    • Width: 14.9 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Position

      • Inscription Language

      • Inscription Content

        21 Sept 05
        Utterly wonderful to be back in Jordan. All memories as good as ever. Amman is sprawling, roads, fly-overs etc. Sweet supermarket still there. Jerash as I recalled but larger. Mt. Nebo, Madaba, Kerak then arrived here yest eve. All day in Petra, also walked up to the citadel on mountain top. Walked 10k today. Drinks on the terrace looking at stars now!
        A wonderful guide. He does Egypt too - we'll have to go + you! Little Petra tomorrow & 8pm into Petra again by candeleright. Wadi Rum on Friday & then Dead Sea!
        Love Debbie & Ken.
  • Curator's comments

    Modern card; postally used.
    Message in English; refers to landscape.
    Specifically references place pictured on recto.

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition

    Very good condition

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Middle East

  • Registration number


Postcard; printed; colour photograph showing Al Khazneh or the Treasury at Petra, Jordan.

Reproduced by permission of the artist. © The Trustees of the British Museum

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