Petra Exhibit Nears its End in Grand Rapids

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The Petra: Lost City of Stone exhibition, which has graced Calvin College????????s Prince Conference Center since early April, will end in just a few short weeks. The exhibit closes August 15 and will move on to two museums in Canada, according to the Jordan Tourism Board ???????? North America.

This is the most comprehensive exhibition ever presented on the ancient Middle Eastern city of Petra. More than 200 exceptional artifacts, many on display for the first time in North America, are part of the exhibit.

Stone sculptures and reliefs, ceramics, metalwork, stuccowork, ancient inscriptions and a selection of 19th-century paintings, drawings and prints will be displayed alongside architectural groupings from several well-known Nabataean monuments.

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