Petra - A white dome crowns the Shrine of Aaron atop Jebel Haroun—the highest point in Petra. An Egyptian sultan had the monument built to commemorate the death of Aaron, Moses' elder brother, who, according to tradition, died on this spot.
skysignal: “ Photograph by Annie Griffiths Belt Reclining on a rooftop carved two millennia ago, a Bedouin surveys the realm of the Nabataeans, whose ancient capital beckons from the sands of southern.
Petra - Shrine of Aaron - Other religious buildings have stood on the peak since the Byzantine era, and local legend holds that ten-year-old Mohammed visited the shrine with his uncle. For many years, Bedouins fiercely guarded the site from non-Muslims, but today, Jews, Christians, and Muslims make the long pilgrimage up the rugged mountain to honor Aaron, a prophet in all three religions.