Previous state, main façade of the fortified tower north of Bab Antakiya, Aleppo, Syria

Fig.41-a_Main front in 1995, with ornamental details, spolia, and a coat of arms

Qalb Lawza, Basilica 5th c., view of main facade from south-west

Qalb Lawza, Basilica 5th c., view of main facade from south-west

Qalb Lawza, Basilica of 5th c., central view at nave and apse

Qalb Lawza, Basilica of 5th c., central view at nave and apse

Bridge over the Euphrates at Raqqa

Bridge over the Euphrates at Raqqa

Wakil House, dome of qaʿa (reception hall)

Wakil House, dome of qaʿa (reception hall)

The village of Jurn Kabir before the region was flooded by the Tishrin dam

The village of Jurn Kabir before the region was flooded by the Tishrin dam

Qanawat, Remains of the Temple of Zeus (Saraya)

Qanawat, Remains of the Temple of Zeus (Saraya)

Weekly market in Maskana, where the farmers of the region sell their fruit and vegetables

Weekly market in Maskana, where the farmers of the region sell their fruit and vegetables

Dead Cities, Kirkbiza: A team of mule and oxen pulling a metal plough.

Dead Cities, Kirkbiza: A team of mule and oxen pulling a metal plough.

Wakil house, interior façade of the upper floor

Wakil house, interior façade of the upper floor

Bayt Wakil (Aleppo-Zimmer), the middle part of the room

Bayt Wakil (Aleppo-Zimmer), the middle part of the room

Kirkbiza in the Dead Cities: A farmer ploughing his field with a metal plough, pulled by a mule and an ox.

Kirkbiza in the Dead Cities: A farmer ploughing his field with a metal plough, pulled by a mule and an ox.

Palmyra, scenery in the valley of the tombs, showing a group of tower tombs

Palmyra, scenery in the valley of the tombs, showing a group of tower tombs

Jurn Kabir, a hedgehog child

Jurn Kabir, a hedgehog child

A group of columns, remains of the southern Roman baths in Busra

A group of columns, remains of the southern Roman baths in Busra

Bayt Ghazala, interior view - dome of the main hall (qaʿa)

Bayt Ghazala, interior view – dome of the main hall (qaʿa)

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, eastern Qaʿa, section north-south, view to east

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, eastern Qaʿa, section north-south, view to east

al-Lajat region, Basalt stone into agricultural area

al-Lajat region, Basalt stone into agricultural area

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami: Qaʿa, section east-west, view to north

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami: Qaʿa, section east-west, view to north

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami: Qaʿa, section east-west, view to south

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami: Qaʿa, section east-west, view to south

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami: eastern Qaʿa (mamluke), section north-south, view to west

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami: eastern Qaʿa (mamluke), section north-south, view to west

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami: eastern Qaʿa, section east-west, view to south

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami: eastern Qaʿa, section east-west, view to south

Bayt Junblat, ground plan

Bayt Junblat, ground plan

Sahl Hawran (Hawran Plain), agricultral area

Sahl Hawran (Hawran Plain), agricultral area

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami: Qaʿa, section north-south, view to west

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami: Qaʿa, section north-south, view to west

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, southern part, ground floor plan before demolition

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, southern part, ground floor plan before demolition

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami: annex, ground floor plan

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami: annex, ground floor plan

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami: ensemble of parts, general ground floor plan

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami: ensemble of parts, general ground floor plan

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami: Qaʿa, plan and four elevations of room

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami: Qaʿa, plan and four elevations of room

Bayt Dallal, iwan with a wooden canopy

Bayt Dallal, iwan with a wooden canopy