Khusrawiyya, interiour view at sudda (tribune) in Friday Mosque in 2008

Khusrawiyya, interiour view at sudda (tribune) in Friday Mosque in 2008

Qalʿat ash-Shugr wa-Bakas, the connection bridge between the two castles

Qalʿat ash-Shugr wa-Bakas, the connection bridge between the two castles

Hammam al-Bayyada, the cold section (barrani)

Hammam al-Bayyada, the cold section (barrani)

Jisr ash-Shughur, Qalʿat ash-Shugr wa-Bakas, a twin crusader castle, caves

Jisr ash-Shughur, Qalʿat ash-Shugr wa-Bakas, a twin crusader castle, caves

Jisr ash-Shughur, the ruins of Qalʿat ash-Shugr wa-Bakas, a twin crusader castle

Jisr ash-Shughur, the ruins of Qalʿat ash-Shugr wa-Bakas, a twin crusader castle

Jisr ash-Shughur, Qalʿat ash-Shugr wa-Bakas, the trail around the two castles

Jisr ash-Shughur, Qalʿat ash-Shugr wa-Bakas, the trail around the two castles

Jisr ash-Shughur, Qalʿat ash-Shugr wa-Bakas, a general view of the the valley around the twin castle

Jisr ash-Shughur, Qalʿat ash-Shugr wa-Bakas, a general view of the the valley around the twin castle

Balcony above main portal of Khan al-Harir

Balcony above main portal of Khan al-Harir

Jisr ash-Shughur, Qalʿat ash-Shugr wa-Bakas, a twin crusader castle, stone arch

Jisr ash-Shughur, Qalʿat ash-Shugr wa-Bakas, a twin crusader castle, stone arch

Jisr ash-Shughur, Qalʿat ash-Shugr wa-Bakas, twin crusader castles, stone arch

Jisr ash-Shughur, Qalʿat ash-Shugr wa-Bakas, twin crusader castles, stone arch

Jisr ash-Shughur, Qalʿat ash-Shugr wa-Bakas, a twin crusader castle, Arabic inscription

Jisr ash-Shughur, Qalʿat ash-Shugr wa-Bakas, a twin crusader castle, Arabic inscription

General view of the village of Shaykh Hilal

General view of the village of Shaykh Hilal

Jisr ash-Shughur, Qalʿat ash-Shugr wa-Bakas, a twin crusader castle, stone arches

Jisr ash-Shughur, Qalʿat ash-Shugr wa-Bakas, a twin crusader castle, stone arches

Brocade in the textile factory of the Mezannar family in Damascus

Brocade in the textile factory of the Mezannar family in Damascus

Jacquard-cartons with holelines for weaving design patterns

Jacquard-cartons with holelines for weaving design patterns

Temporary title for Image 120244

Temporary title for Image 120244

Abdelraouf Baydoun working with the craft of ‘Ajami in Qasr al-ʿAzm

Abdelraouf Baydoun working with the craft of ‘Ajami in Qasr al-ʿAzm

Punch cards for jacquard looms with woven sample for silk fabric in the Mezannar textile factory in Damascus

Punch cards for jacquard looms with woven sample for silk fabric in the Mezannar textile factory in Damascus

Jisr ash-Shughur, the ruins of Qalʿat ash-Shugr wa-Bakas, a twin crusader castle

Jisr ash-Shughur, the ruins of Qalʿat ash-Shugr wa-Bakas, a twin crusader castle

Jisr ash-Shughur, Qalʿat ash-Shugr wa-Bakas, the ruin of the twin crusader castle

Jisr ash-Shughur, Qalʿat ash-Shugr wa-Bakas, the ruin of the twin crusader castle

Jisr ash-Shughur, Qalʿat ash-Shugr wa-Bakas, a general view of bridge between the two castles

Jisr ash-Shughur, Qalʿat ash-Shugr wa-Bakas, a general view of bridge between the two castles

Jisr ash-Shughur, Qalʿat ash-Shugr wa-Bakas, a twin crusader castle, general view of the site

Jisr ash-Shughur, Qalʿat ash-Shugr wa-Bakas, a twin crusader castle, general view of the site

Jisr ash-Shughur, Qalʿat Shugr wa Bekas from the inside.

Jisr ash-Shughur, Qalʿat Shugr wa Bekas from the inside.

Jisr ash-Shughur, Qalʿat ash-Shugr wa-Bakas, a twin crusader castle, Arabic inscription

Jisr ash-Shughur, Qalʿat ash-Shugr wa-Bakas, a twin crusader castle, Arabic inscription

Jisr ash-Shughur, Qalʿat ash-Shugr wa-Bakas, a twin crusader castle, cave

Jisr ash-Shughur, Qalʿat ash-Shugr wa-Bakas, a twin crusader castle, cave

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, entrance - Zengid inscription in Naskhi script

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, entrance – Zengid inscription in Naskhi script

Paintings in Hananiya church in Bab Tuma quarter

Paintings in Hananiya church in Bab Tuma quarter

Jamiʿ at-Tawashi, minbar (pulpit) - inscription

Jamiʿ at-Tawashi, minbar (pulpit) – inscription

Jamiʿ at-Tawashi, prayer hall - minbar (pulpit)

Jamiʿ at-Tawashi, prayer hall – minbar (pulpit)

Jamiʿ at-Tawashi, interior view of the prayer hall

Jamiʿ at-Tawashi, interior view of the prayer hall