Experience PETRA Lost City of Stone Experience PETRA Lost City of Stone

Calvin College

The most comprehensive exhibition ever presented on the ancient Middle Eastern city of Petra, and its creators, the Nabataeans, came to Calvin College and Grand Rapids, Michigan for the third and final leg of its U.S. journey, featuring over 200 exceptional objects — many on display for the first time in North America.

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April 23, 2018

Petra ended August 15, 2005.
Thanks to all who came; thanks to all who worked on the project!

See why Petra is described as big, beautiful and breathtaking!
(60 seconds, RealPlayer format)
"This is truly an extraordinary exhibition." — Karim Kawar, Ambassador of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to the United States of America and the Republic of Mexico

"This major exhibit at Calvin College's Prince Conference Center is worth the hype." — John Gonzalez, Grand Rapids Press