Umm Şayḩūn

Umm Şayḩūn is in and has an elevation of 1042 metres. Umm Şayḩūn is situated southwest of .

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, the fabled "rose red city, half as old as time", is a well known ancient Nabataean city in the south of . Photo: Faraheed, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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Al-Khazneh is one of the most elaborate temples in , a city of the Nabatean Kingdom inhabited by the Arabs in ancient times. is situated 2½ km south of Umm Şayḩūn. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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Ad Deir, also spelled ad-Dayr and el-Deir, is a monumental building carved out of rock in the ancient city of . is situated 2½ km west of Umm Şayḩūn. Photo: Berthold Werner, Public domain.

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The is a religious temple in the Nabataean city of . is situated 2 km southwest of Umm Şayḩūn. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

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