Jabal ʿAruda southern foothills

Jabal ʿAruda southern foothills

Guesthouse of a wealthy family in Maskana, attached is an iwan

Guesthouse of a wealthy family in Maskana, attached is an iwan

Shahba, Exterior view of the Roman Theatre/ Philippopolis

Shahba, Exterior view of the Roman Theatre/ Philippopolis

View from boat to Jabal ʿAruda-massif

View from boat to Jabal ʿAruda-massif

Habuba Kabira, water reservoir for field-irrigation, in the background motor pump of the well

Habuba Kabira, water reservoir for field-irrigation, in the background motor pump of the well

Jurn Kabir, inside a traditional living room, equipped with wooden door and window, water basin and felt carpet (lubbad)

Jurn Kabir, inside a traditional living room, equipped with wooden door and window, water basin and felt carpet (lubbad)

Wakil house, dome of the reception hall

Wakil house, dome of the reception hall

Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi, Part of the western enclosure

Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi, Part of the western enclosure

Habuba Kabira, screening of barley as seed by the grandmother

Habuba Kabira, screening of barley as seed by the grandmother

Jurn Kabir, construction of a room from quarry stones with clay mortar

Jurn Kabir, construction of a room from quarry stones with clay mortar

Jurn Kabir, wall shelf on which metal plates, cups and spoons are presented

Jurn Kabir, wall shelf on which metal plates, cups and spoons are presented

Jurn Kabir, the traditional type of the double room house, which is divided inside by a transverse wall.

Jurn Kabir, the traditional type of the double room house, which is divided inside by a transverse wall.

Manbij, Bakery of flat bread with oven

Manbij, Bakery of flat bread with oven

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, marble prayer niche

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, marble prayer niche

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, facade and entrance of the prayer hall

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, facade and entrance of the prayer hall

Jurn Kabir, Well on the shore terrace, overlooking the wide flood plain of the Euphrates, which was flooded in the Tishrin reservoir

Jurn Kabir, Well on the shore terrace, overlooking the wide flood plain of the Euphrates, which was flooded in the Tishrin reservoir

Jurn Kabir, a swift that was found on the ground

Jurn Kabir, a swift that was found on the ground

Jurn Kabir, Woman demonstrating the production of a rod mat (arab. zarb) with the help of stone weights

Jurn Kabir, Woman demonstrating the production of a rod mat (arab. zarb) with the help of stone weights

Jurn Kabir, wooden door bar lock, seen from the interior side

Jurn Kabir, wooden door bar lock, seen from the interior side

Qalʿat al-Marqab (Castle), General view - eastern and southeastern side

Qalʿat al-Marqab (Castle), General view – eastern and southeastern side

Burj al-Ghanam, general view of the tower's west-south corner

Burj al-Ghanam, general view of the tower’s west-south corner

Burj Alaʾ, general view of the southern facade of the tower with its machicolations and parapets

Burj Alaʾ, general view of the southern facade of the tower with its machicolations and parapets

Bab Antakiya, general view of the gate with the city's wall

Bab Antakiya, general view of the gate with the city’s wall

Burj as-Saʿa, general view

Burj as-Saʿa, general view

Al-Khubra lake in Jabal Says

Al-Khubra lake in Jabal Says

Remains of the façade, South Temple in ʿAtil

Remains of the façade, South Temple in ʿAtil

General view of Safita city

General view of Safita city

South Temple in ʿAtil, remains of the main façade (partially distorted at present by the transformation of the building into a residence)

South Temple in ʿAtil, remains of the main façade (partially distorted at present by the transformation of the building into a residence)

Children from the region, Krak des Chevaliers in the background

Children from the region, Krak des Chevaliers in the background

Safita, The Donjon of the Templars with a chapel in the ground floor

Safita, The Donjon of the Templars with a chapel in the ground floor