John B. Mors

 

"Petra, Jordan."


"Petra, Jordan."
Steel. 2000.
30" x 21" x 13"
Subject
The Petra sculpture is based on the architecture of the Nabateans of Jordon. Petra was a major trade route, and as such absorbed the cultures of the surrounding countries, notably Egypt, Rome and Greece.

Object
The sculpture recreated the impact of the temple / tomb built into the rock, and at the same time makes the interior visible.

References
  • Bourbon, Fabio. Petra. Barnes and Noble. May, 2000. ISBN: 0760720223


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