Noria (water wheel) with aqueduct in ar-Rastan in 1930

Noria (water wheel) with aqueduct in ar-Rastan in 1930

Remains of a Hexastyle Temple at Shahba

Remains of a Hexastyle Temple at Shahba

General view of the Great Mosque of Hama

General view of the Great Mosque of Hama

Hama, general overview at the Jisriyya/Bridge Noria (waterwheel)

Hama, general overview at the Jisriyya/Bridge Noria (waterwheel)

The Buwayda pond at the foot of the Ayyubid citadel in Salkhad

The Buwayda pond at the foot of the Ayyubid citadel in Salkhad

View from west at al-Kilaniyya historic quarter and al-Baz noria (waterwheel)

View from west at al-Kilaniyya historic quarter and al-Baz noria (waterwheel)

At-Tabqa , Minaret of the Mosque at Jaʿbar Castle.

At-Tabqa , Minaret of the Mosque at Jaʿbar Castle.

Remains of Islamic Jaʿbar castle

Remains of Islamic Jaʿbar castle

Remains of Islamic Jaʿbar castle

Remains of Islamic Jaʿbar castle

General view of Jaʿbar castle

General view of Jaʿbar castle

Gallery

Citadel of Aleppo, minaret of the Great Mosque

Citadel of Aleppo, minaret of the Great Mosque

Jabal al-ʿArab, Photo of Bedouins in the 1930s

Jabal al-ʿArab, Photo of Bedouins in the 1930s

General view of Maʿlula town in 1930s

General view of Maʿlula town in 1930s

Takiyyat ash-Shaykh Abu Bakr, general view from outside

Takiyyat ash-Shaykh Abu Bakr, general view from outside

Bucket wheel (noria) and aqueduct in 1930

Bucket wheel (noria) and aqueduct in 1930

Damascus citadel from the inside, round 1930

Damascus citadel from the inside, round 1930

as-Suwayda', "Mashnaqa Arch" or remains of a Byzantine basilica

as-Suwayda’, “Mashnaqa Arch” or remains of a Byzantine basilica

Homs, Khalid ibn al-Walid Mosque, an old photo from the 1920/30s

Homs, Khalid ibn al-Walid Mosque, an old photo from the 1920/30s

Hama, general view of the Jisriyya (waterwheel)

Hama, general view of the Jisriyya (waterwheel)

Waterwheels of Kilaniyya

Waterwheels of Kilaniyya

The suspension bridge over the Euphrates, Dayr az-Zawr

The suspension bridge over the Euphrates, Dayr az-Zawr

Machicolations on the wall of Damascus Citadel

The Citadel of Damascus – Protector of the City and Witness of Its History

Hama, general view of the "Four Norias", the two Bischriyyat and two Uthmaniyyat

Water Wheels of the Orontes in Syria