Ghouta of Damascus, collecting of hemp in 1970s

Ghouta of Damascus, collecting of hemp in 1970s

General view of al-Jibal as-Sahiliyya (the coastal mountains) covered by forests

General view of al-Jibal as-Sahiliyya (the coastal mountains) covered by forests

General view of al-Jibal as-Sahiliyya (the coastal mountains) covered by forests

General view of al-Jibal as-Sahiliyya (the coastal mountains) covered by forests

A village on the foothills of the coastal mountains (al-Jibal as-Sahiliyya)

A village on the foothills of the coastal mountains (al-Jibal as-Sahiliyya)

Terrasses cultivation in the Coastal Mountains (al-Jibal as-Sahiliyya)

Terrasses cultivation in the Coastal Mountains (al-Jibal as-Sahiliyya)

Aerial photograph of Jibal Lubnan ash-Sharqiyya (Anti-Lebanon Mountains) with Barada valley

Aerial photograph of Jibal Lubnan ash-Sharqiyya (Anti-Lebanon Mountains) with Barada valley

Diversity of vegetation and protruding rocks in the Syrian coastal mountains (al-Jibal as-Sahiliyya)

Diversity of vegetation and protruding rocks in the Syrian coastal mountains (al-Jibal as-Sahiliyya)

General view of Baalshamin Temple, 2nd century AD

General view of Baalshamin Temple, 2nd century AD

Qunaytra, A general view shows remnants of destroyed buildings

Qunaytra, A general view shows remnants of destroyed buildings

Damascus, Glass Blowing Workshop near Bab Sharqi

Damascus, Glass Blowing Workshop near Bab Sharqi

Ras Shamra, Remains of the Ugarit kingdom

Ras Shamra, Remains of the Ugarit kingdom

Roman mosaic, National Museum of Damascus

Roman mosaic, National Museum of Damascus

Damascus, Glass Blowing Workshop near Bab Sharqi

Damascus, Glass Blowing Workshop near Bab Sharqi

Damascus, Glass Blowing Workshop near Bab Sharqi

Damascus, Glass Blowing Workshop near Bab Sharqi

Damascus, Glass Blowing Workshop near Bab Sharqi

Damascus, Glass Blowing Workshop near Bab Sharqi

Aerial photograph of Barada valley in Jibal Lubnan ash-Sharqiyya (Anti Lebanon mountains)

Aerial photograph of Barada valley in Jibal Lubnan ash-Sharqiyya (Anti Lebanon mountains)

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

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

A side of the Cavea, Palmyra Theater

A side of the Cavea, Palmyra Theater

House Wakil, 1976, daily life scene in courtyard

House Wakil, 1976, daily life scene in courtyard

Khan Qurdbak, stone ornamentaion

Khan Qurdbak, stone ornamentaion

Temple of Bel, 1st c. AD

Temple of Bel, 1st c. AD

Waqf of Ibshir Mustafa Pasha, Coffeehouse, Ibshir Mustafa Pasha and bathhouse of Bahram Pasha facades

Waqf of Ibshir Mustafa Pasha, Coffeehouse, Ibshir Mustafa Pasha and bathhouse of Bahram Pasha facades

Temple of Bel, ceiling decorations

Temple of Bel, ceiling decorations

View of the stage and the scaenae frons, Theater of Palmyra

View of the stage and the scaenae frons, Theater of Palmyra

East and south side of the cella of Bel Temple

East and south side of the cella of Bel Temple

Damaged buildings in Qunaytra

Damaged buildings in Qunaytra

Az-Zawiya al-Hilaliyya, wooden cells inside the prayer hall's iwan

Az-Zawiya al-Hilaliyya, wooden cells inside the prayer hall’s iwan

Tombe carved into the rock, ʿAyn as-Sahib

Tombe carved into the rock, ʿAyn as-Sahib

Face sculpture, Zenobia Hotel

Face sculpture, Zenobia Hotel

Sculpture of a camel and two persons with Parthian costume

Sculpture of a camel and two persons with Parthian costume