Al-Khusrawiyya, view at the Madrasa courtyard in 2007

Al-Khusrawiyya, view at the Madrasa courtyard in 2007

Al-Bara, pyramid tomb A, 6th c.

Al-Bara, pyramid tomb A, 6th c.

Al-Bara, oil mill, 5th-6th c.

Al-Bara, oil mill, 5th-6th c.

Al-Bara, oil mill, 5th-6th c.

Al-Bara, oil mill, 5th-6th c.

Mosque, interior view with mihrab and minbar.

Mosque, interior view with mihrab and minbar.

Remains of a water canal in the village of Shaykh Hilal

Remains of a water canal in the village of Shaykh Hilal

Stone sarcophagi in the pyramidal mausoleum A, al-Bara

Stone sarcophagi in the pyramidal mausoleum A, al-Bara

Palm groves

Palm groves

Al-Madrasa al-Ahmadiyya, the prayer hall's facade

Al-Madrasa al-Ahmadiyya, the prayer hall’s facade

Al-Madrasa al-Ahmadiyya, portico along the prayer hall

Al-Madrasa al-Ahmadiyya, portico along the prayer hall

Al-Madrasa al-Ahmadiyya, dome of the prayer hall

Al-Madrasa al-Ahmadiyya, dome of the prayer hall

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

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

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, view from the courtyard to entrance and minaret

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, view from the courtyard to entrance and minaret

al-Bara, Dayr (monastery) Subat, 6th c.- General view

al-Bara, Dayr (monastery) Subat, 6th c.- General view

Stone sarcophagi in the pyramidal mausoleum A, al-Bara

Stone sarcophagi in the pyramidal mausoleum A, al-Bara

An aerial view of a water canal in the village of Shaykh Hilal

An aerial view of a water canal in the village of Shaykh Hilal

Great Mosque of Aleppo, northern arcade, former gate of the madrasa Dar al-Quran al-ʿAshaʾiriyya

Great Mosque of Aleppo, northern arcade, former gate of the madrasa Dar al-Quran al-ʿAshaʾiriyya

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, entrance - inscriptions surround the iwan and above its arch

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, entrance – inscriptions surround the iwan and above its arch

Apse of basilica, al-Bara

Apse of basilica, al-Bara

Side facade of a byzantine church, al-Bara

Side facade of a byzantine church, al-Bara

Al-Khusrawiyya, Friday Mosque, entrance portal

Al-Khusrawiyya, Friday Mosque, entrance portal

Balcony above main portal of Khan al-Harir

Balcony above main portal of Khan al-Harir

The cella of Bel Temple, 1st c. AD

The cella of Bel Temple, 1st c. AD

Al-Bara, oil mill, 5th-6th c.

Al-Bara, oil mill, 5th-6th c.

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, interior view of az-Zahir Ghazi tomb

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, interior view of az-Zahir Ghazi tomb

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, exterior view of northern facade - entrance and minaret

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, exterior view of northern facade – entrance and minaret

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, marble prayer niche

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, marble prayer niche

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, view of eastern window of al-Malik az-Zahir Ghazi tomb

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, view of eastern window of al-Malik az-Zahir Ghazi tomb

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, view of southern window of al-Malik az-Zahir Ghazi tomb

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, view of southern window of al-Malik az-Zahir Ghazi tomb

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, general view of al-Malik az-Zahir Ghazi tomb

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, general view of al-Malik az-Zahir Ghazi tomb