Petra is an ancient city, carved into the rock of Jordan's southwestern desert. Clearly, it offers a wealth of knowledge about how people lived survived in the desert using ancient technology. But the discovery of an incredibly well-preserved scroll has revealed a lot about the roles available to the city's female population.
Petra, The Rose City
Dead Sea Scrolls
How to Unroll a Dead Sea Scroll Without Destroying It
Written by Curiosity Staff May 12, 2017
Wake up with the smartest email in your inbox.
Our Best Articles Daily