Princess Beatrix opens Petra exhibition

9 October 2013

Prinsess Beatrix and Prinsess Sumaya Bint El Hassan are admiring the exhibitionPrinsess Beatrix and Prinsess Sumaya Bint El Hassan are admiring the exhibition

 

HRH Princess Beatrix opened the exhibition Petra: Wonder in the Desert on Tuesday 8 October 2013, in the presence of other distinguished guests including HRH Princess Sumaya Bint El Hassan of Jordan. Princess Beatrix has a strong, long-standing association with the Jordanian royal house.

150 major archaeological finds from Petra

Petra: Wonder in the Desert includes more than 150 major archaeological finds. The many beautifully decorated architectural elements once graced the temples and palaces of Jordan’s hidden desert city of Petra. This is the first exhibition on Petra of this magnitude ever presented in the Netherlands. Petra: Wonder in the Desert will run from 9 October 2013 to 23 March 2014.