2 pounds, 23 mm, 1996

2 pounds, 23 mm, 1996

Bab Qinnasrin (city gate), exterior view of the gate from south-west

Bab Qinnasrin (city gate), exterior view of the gate from south-west

Madrasat al-Firdaws, the main entrance

Madrasat al-Firdaws, the main entrance

Madrasat al-Firdaws, lobed octagonal basin in the centre of courtyard

Madrasat al-Firdaws, lobed octagonal basin in the centre of courtyard

Bayt Wakil, dome of the reception hall from the inside

Bayt Wakil, dome of the reception hall from the inside

Bayt Wakil, dome of the reception hall

Bayt Wakil, dome of the reception hall

Great Mosque, Minaret

Great Mosque, Minaret

View of the Euphrates River, Raqqa

View of the Euphrates River, Raqqa

Al-Madrasa al-Muqaddamiyya, a groin vault in the entrance

Al-Madrasa al-Muqaddamiyya, a groin vault in the entrance

Jamiʿ Aslan Dada, iwan of hall entrance

Jamiʿ Aslan Dada, iwan of hall entrance

Al-Madrasa al-Muqaddamiyya, a groin vault in the entrance

Al-Madrasa al-Muqaddamiyya, a groin vault in the entrance

Al-Madrasa al-Muqaddamiyya, the entrance

Al-Madrasa al-Muqaddamiyya, the entrance

Jazz Caravan Festival 1996 in Damascus

Jazz Caravan Festival 1996 in Damascus

A view in the Limestone Massif, near al-Bara

A view in the Limestone Massif, near al-Bara

General view in the Limestone Massif, near al-Bara

General view in the Limestone Massif, near al-Bara

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, prayer hall

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, prayer hall

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, arcade and the prayer hall entrance

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, arcade and the prayer hall entrance

Al-Madrasa ash-Sharafiyya, the dome from outside

Al-Madrasa ash-Sharafiyya, the dome from outside

Al-Madrasa al-Muqaddamiyya, an inscription above the entrance gate

Al-Madrasa al-Muqaddamiyya, an inscription above the entrance gate

Remains of walls and pillars, Mari (Tall al-Hariri)

Remains of walls and pillars, Mari (Tall al-Hariri)

Mari (Tall al-Hariri), the palace's cistern made of baked brick (beginning of 2nd millennium BC)

Mari (Tall al-Hariri), the palace’s cistern made of baked brick (beginning of 2nd millennium BC)

Processes of the contemporary ‘Ajami handcraft: the application of metal foil

Processes of the contemporary ‘Ajami handcraft: the application of metal foil

Madrasat al-Firdaws, view to south - courtyard and arcades

Madrasat al-Firdaws, view to south – courtyard and arcades

Madrasat al-Firdaws, back iwan

Madrasat al-Firdaws, back iwan

The northern entrance of the historical city of Dura Europos (Qalʿat as-Salihiyya), end of 4th century BC

The northern entrance of the historical city of Dura Europos (Qalʿat as-Salihiyya), end of 4th century BC

Qasr al-Hayr al-Gharbi, seen towards the south

Qasr al-Hayr al-Gharbi, seen towards the south

Columns with Corinthian capitals in one of Sirjilla's buildings

Columns with Corinthian capitals in one of Sirjilla’s buildings

Remains of the facade of an building, Sirjilla

Remains of the facade of an building, Sirjilla

Architectural remains of Dayr (Monastery) Subat, al-Bara

Architectural remains of Dayr (Monastery) Subat, al-Bara

Side of the Ruins, Sirjilla

Side of the Ruins, Sirjilla