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An Ancient but Amazing Rock Tomb of Saudi Arabia

photo credit: Richard Hargas on Wikimedia Commons In the desolate, desert scene of northern Saudi Arabia, an antiquated tomb half-cut from a solitary rock rises four stories tall from the bone-dry plain. Known as Qasr al-Farid (“forlorn mansion”), the unfinished structure goes back to the first century A.D. amid the ...

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