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The Anfasheih Inscriptions, Wadi Rum, Jordan.

The Anfasheih Inscriptions, Wadi Rum, Jordan.

These are famous historical stories, inscriptions that tell about the TALMUDIC and NABATEAN peoples. There are many ancient rock drawings, depicting animals, people, and camel caravans, that explain the way through the desert.

I decided to take a tour through Jordan to visit the desert of Wadi Rum and the ancient archeological site of Petra in two days. After being blown away by Petra, I was skeptical that Wadi Rum could top it.

Wear flip flops as shoes fill with sand. Bare feet is possible, but where the sand has been under the sun for a while it can get unpleasantly warm. It was not at this day.

Khazali canyon rock carvings

Human existence in Wadi Rum dates back more than 12,000 years. It is one of the migratory routes humans took out of Africa. There are more than 20,000 petroglyphs and inscriptions along the rock formations in Wadi Rum.

Thamudic and Nabataean inscriptions, depicting camel caravans, hunting warriors and various animals, are common throughout the Wadi Rum area. The Alameleh inscriptions, near the Seven Pillars of Wisdom and on the edge of the Diseh district, are some of the most comprehensive and best preserved.

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Photo taken @ Al Desah on 19 October 2018 (© ER's Eyes / Flickr)

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