A herd of sheep in one of the streets in Raqqa

A herd of sheep in one of the streets in Raqqa

Public street life in Raqqa

Public street life in Raqqa

Public street life in Raqqa

Public street life in Raqqa

Gallery

Raqqa - finds discovered in the site "East of Raqqa", the Eastern Complex, clay decorations

Raqqa – finds discovered in the site “East of Raqqa”, the Eastern Complex, clay decorations

Raqqa - the excavation in the site "East of Raqqa", the Eastern Complex, clay decorations

Raqqa – the excavation in the site “East of Raqqa”, the Eastern Complex, clay decorations

Bayt Wakil (Aleppo-Room Berlin), details of the painted wooden panel

Bayt Wakil (Aleppo-Room Berlin), details of the painted wooden panel

Raqqa, hypothetic reconstruction of the prayer hall of Grand Abbasid Mosque (al-Jamiʿ al-ʿAtiq)

Raqqa, hypothetic reconstruction of the prayer hall of Grand Abbasid Mosque (al-Jamiʿ al-ʿAtiq)

Raqqa, A side from al-Banat Palace

Raqqa, A side from al-Banat Palace

Çintamani motifs, Aleppo Room wall frame, early 17th century

Çintamani motifs, Aleppo Room wall frame, early 17th century

Busra, general view of the old city.

Busra, general view of the old city.

Building recording & restoration: photography, Naga Hathor Chapel, Sudan

Fig.13_Photographic view of northern façade of chapel

Courtyard of the Great Mosque, Hama

Courtyard of the Great Mosque, Hama

Mausoleum az-Zahir Baybars, mosaics covering the southern wall

Mausoleum az-Zahir Baybars, mosaics covering the southern wall

Chinese cloud motifs on the top side of the panel, Aleppo Room wall frame, early 17th century

Chinese cloud motifs on the top side of the panel, Aleppo Room wall frame, early 17th century

Chinese cloud motifs on the top side of the panel, Aleppo Room wall frame, early 17th century

Chinese cloud motifs on the top side of the panel, Aleppo Room wall frame, early 17th century

Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat, clay decorations

Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat, clay decorations

Courtyard of the Great Mosque, Hama

Courtyard of the Great Mosque, Hama

Damascus, An old wooden door

Damascus, An old wooden door

Bayt Wakil, iwan

Bayt Wakil, iwan

Jamiʿ al-Utrush, northern entrance

Jamiʿ al-Utrush, northern entrance

At-Takiyya al-Mawlawiyya, western facade, al-Midan

At-Takiyya al-Mawlawiyya, western facade, al-Midan

Street vegetable hawker, ar-Raqqa

Street vegetable hawker, ar-Raqqa

Busra, Hammam Manjak, hot section (juwwani)

Busra, Hammam Manjak, hot section (juwwani)

Busra, al-Jami‘ al-ʿUmari and Hammam Manjak, exterior facades

Busra, al-Jami‘ al-ʿUmari and Hammam Manjak, exterior facades

Raqqa - "East of Raqqa" site - aerial photo of the West Palace

Raqqa – “East of Raqqa” site – aerial photo of the West Palace

Raqqa, Baghdad Gate, Façade decorations: three-lobed niches and arched frames resting on colonnette

Raqqa, Baghdad Gate, Façade decorations: three-lobed niches and arched frames resting on colonnette

Raqqa, Map draft of ar- Rafiqa and its walls

Raqqa, Map draft of ar- Rafiqa and its walls

Raqqa, Baghdad Gate, Façade decorations: three-lobed niches and arched frames resting on colonnette

Raqqa, Baghdad Gate, Façade decorations: three-lobed niches and arched frames resting on colonnette

Madrasat al-Firdaws, general view to north - courtyard, eastern arcade and iwan

Madrasat al-Firdaws, general view to north – courtyard, eastern arcade and iwan