Photographer's Note

Within the west-facing cliffs of the Jebel al-Khubtha are some of the most impressive burial places in Petra, collectively known as the "Royal Tombs."

One of them is remarkable for the vivid striations in its rock facade, like wild shot silk, which led to it being called the Silk Tomb. A favorite of photographers, the facade and the walls and ceiling inside of the tomb feature colors including blackcurrant, peach, apricot, mulberry, saffron, salmon-red, yellow, buttermilk and caramel.

This is a capture of a little more than 2 meters of the rock walls on the inside of the tomb.

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Additional Photos by Michael Levy (MichaelLevy) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 58 W: 0 N: 94] (651)
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