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Petra, Jordan: Huge monument found ‘hiding in plain sight’ – BBC News

Petra, Jordan: Huge monument found ‘hiding in plain sight’ – BBC News

A huge monument has been discovered buried under the sands at the Petra World Heritage site in southern Jordan.

Archaeologists used satellite images, drone photography and ground surveys to locate the find, according to the study published in the American Schools of Oriental Research.

The large platform is about as long as an Olympic swimming pool and twice as wide.

Source: Petra, Jordan: Huge monument found ‘hiding in plain sight’ – BBC News