Features Mount Hor, from the cliffs encircling Petra. Petra is a historical and archaeological city in south Jordan that is famous for its rock-cut architecture and water conduit system. Another name for Petra is the Rose City due to the color of the stone out of which it is carved.
David Roberts work The Holy Land is probably the greatest travel work ever produced. His illustrations are instinctively familiar, inspiring many to visit the sites he portrayed so superbly.