Tall Dahab, Bedding pile in the family's living and storage room

Tall Dahab, Bedding pile in the family’s living and storage room

Tall Dahab, Central hall house - the width of the hall corresponds to the recess in the facade, the loggia is used for the stay

Tall Dahab, Central hall house – the width of the hall corresponds to the recess in the facade, the loggia is used for the stay

Tall Dahab, Guesthouse of a village with sculptural decoration of the facade

Tall Dahab, Guesthouse of a village with sculptural decoration of the facade

In al-Hayat/Balikh valley, procedure of calcination of gypsum (2nd step): the fuel was lit

In al-Hayat/Balikh valley, procedure of calcination of gypsum (2nd step): the fuel was lit

Tall Dahab, Cement-fixed area where rinsing or washing is carried out, body washing may take place there too

Tall Dahab, Cement-fixed area where rinsing or washing is carried out, body washing may take place there too

Tall Dahab, Central hall house , sleeping platform in the foreground

Tall Dahab, Central hall house , sleeping platform in the foreground

Preparing dinner in the courtyard of a mud brick house in the outskirts of Raqqa

Preparing dinner in the courtyard of a mud brick house in the outskirts of Raqqa

Woman in the outskirts of Raqqa presenting an embroidered cushion sitting on the houses terrace

Woman in the outskirts of Raqqa presenting an embroidered cushion sitting on the houses terrace

Baking of bread in tannur near to a field of maize in the outskirts of ar-Raqqa

Baking of bread in tannur near to a field of maize in the outskirts of ar-Raqqa

Tall Dahab, Woman carrying firewood

Tall Dahab, Woman carrying firewood

In al-Hayat/Balikh valley, procedure for calcination of gypsum (1st step), fuel is placed on a natural gypsum layer

In al-Hayat/Balikh valley, procedure for calcination of gypsum (1st step), fuel is placed on a natural gypsum layer

Tall Dahab, Back of the guest house with surrounding scultural ornamentation

Tall Dahab, Back of the guest house with surrounding scultural ornamentation

Jamiʿ Aslan Dada, hall dome - squinch and muqarnas

Jamiʿ Aslan Dada, hall dome – squinch and muqarnas

ar-Rusafa, Goat hair tent erected for a funeral service

ar-Rusafa, Goat hair tent erected for a funeral service

Tent made of jute sacks of a semi-nomadic family from the Maskana region

Tent made of jute sacks of a semi-nomadic family from the Maskana region

Manbij, cemetry and new buildings in the background, view from the south

Manbij, cemetry and new buildings in the background, view from the south

In the living compartment of the semi-nomadic family's tent (from Maskana region)

In the living compartment of the semi-nomadic family’s tent (from Maskana region)

Kitchen tent with fireplace of a semi-nomadic family from the Maskana region

Kitchen tent with fireplace of a semi-nomadic family from the Maskana region

Nahiyat Tall Tamir, Very well preserved domed rooms of a farmstead in an Assyrian village

Nahiyat Tall Tamir, Very well preserved domed rooms of a farmstead in an Assyrian village

Nahiyat Tall Tamir, Woman builds a silo for her supplies during the winter

Nahiyat Tall Tamir, Woman builds a silo for her supplies during the winter

Adult son of the semi-nomadic family in their tent from the Maskana region

Adult son of the semi-nomadic family in their tent from the Maskana region

In the tent of a semi-nomadic family from the Maskana region, with storage bags in the background.

In the tent of a semi-nomadic family from the Maskana region, with storage bags in the background.

Weekly market in Maskana, at the end of a sales day

Weekly market in Maskana, at the end of a sales day

In the outer courtyard of the ʿAzm-Palace, now the museum of the arts and popular traditions of Damascus

In the outer courtyard of the ʿAzm-Palace, now the museum of the arts and popular traditions of Damascus

Citadel of Aleppo, Great Mosque courtyard and arcades

Citadel of Aleppo, Great Mosque courtyard and arcades

In the sleeping compartment of the tent of a semi-nomadic family from Maskana-region

In the sleeping compartment of the tent of a semi-nomadic family from Maskana-region

Coffehouse Aslan Dada (vanished)

Coffehouse Aslan Dada (vanished)

Habuba Kabira, preparation of the clay mass for the production of clay bricks

Habuba Kabira, preparation of the clay mass for the production of clay bricks

The water of Khabur is near Raʾs al-ʿAyn strongly sulphurous

The water of Khabur is near Raʾs al-ʿAyn strongly sulphurous

At the upper reach of the Khabur near Raʾs al-ʿAyn

At the upper reach of the Khabur near Raʾs al-ʿAyn