Archaeologists have discovered the site of a massive monument “hiding in plain sight” at the Petra Archaeological Park in Jordan. Thise huge monument has been discovered buried under the sands at the Petra World Heritage site in southern Jordan.
Researchers Sarah Parcak and Christopher Tuttle recently published their findings online in The American Schools of Oriental Research.
The archaeologists’ high-tech eyes in the sky have shown that the structure is around 56 by 49 meters (184 by 161 feet). It also features an 8.5 by 8.5-meter (28 by 28 feet) building situated on a huge plateau.