SNIPPETS OF HISTORY: Satellite and drone imagery uncovers a hidden monument beneath Petra that suggests it could be over 2,000 years old – @AceHistoryNews

#AceHistoryNews – June.18: Archeologists discover hidden monument in Petra

The Independent reports that a ceremonial platform was discovered by satellite and drone imagery underneath the sands at Petra, in Jordan.

The platform measures 184 x 161 feet, and includes a descending staircase and wall of columns. Pottery found in the area suggests that the structure is over 2,100 years old.

The massive cliffs at Petra are still hiding undiscovered monuments. (Albawaba)

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