Raqqa - "East of Raqqa" site - Tall Aswad, excavation in 1985

Raqqa – “East of Raqqa” site – Tall Aswad, excavation in 1985

A side from the courtyard of Bayt Jubran Afandi Shamiyya, Bab Tuma

A side from the courtyard of Bayt Jubran Afandi Shamiyya, Bab Tuma

A view of the inner courtyard, al-Bimaristan an-Nuri

A view of the inner courtyard, al-Bimaristan an-Nuri

General view of Masyaf Castle

General view of Masyaf Castle

Jamrin - The ancient bridge over Wadi az-Zaydi

Jamrin – The ancient bridge over Wadi az-Zaydi

Khan al-Wazir, interior facade of the khan's entrance

Khan al-Wazir, interior facade of the khan’s entrance

Busra Citadel - tower

Busra Citadel – tower

The monastery of Mar Taqla

The monastery of Mar Taqla

Izraʿ, al-Jamiʿ (Mosque) al-ʿUmari - the courtyard

Izraʿ, al-Jamiʿ (Mosque) al-ʿUmari – the courtyard

Raqqa - "East of Raqqa" site - Tall Aswad, excavation in 1985

Raqqa – “East of Raqqa” site – Tall Aswad, excavation in 1985

Busra - Madrasat Abu al-Fidaʾ, prayer hall

Busra – Madrasat Abu al-Fidaʾ, prayer hall

Conservation of the Damascus Room, Dresden

Conservation of the Damascus Room, Dresden

Raqqa - "East of Raqqa" site - Tall Aswad, excavation in 1985

Raqqa – “East of Raqqa” site – Tall Aswad, excavation in 1985

Great Umayyad mosque and Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, Aleppo: drone photograph

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Raqqa - "East of Raqqa" site - Tall Aswad, excavation in 1985

Raqqa – “East of Raqqa” site – Tall Aswad, excavation in 1985

Raqqa - "East of Raqqa" site - Tall Aswad, excavation in 1985

Raqqa – “East of Raqqa” site – Tall Aswad, excavation in 1985

Raqqa - "East of Raqqa" site - Tall Aswad, excavation in 1985

Raqqa – “East of Raqqa” site – Tall Aswad, excavation in 1985

Raqqa - "East of Raqqa" site - Tall Aswad, excavation in 1985

Raqqa – “East of Raqqa” site – Tall Aswad, excavation in 1985

Raqqa - "East of Raqqa" site - Tall Aswad, excavation in 1985

Raqqa – “East of Raqqa” site – Tall Aswad, excavation in 1985

Mamluk square minaret, Jamiʿ Manjak

Mamluk square minaret, Jamiʿ Manjak

A view of the inner courtyard showing the Seljuk dome with muqarnas, al-Bimaristan an-Nuri

A view of the inner courtyard showing the Seljuk dome with muqarnas, al-Bimaristan an-Nuri

Closed arched entrance, Qasr al-Hayr al-Gharbi

Closed arched entrance, Qasr al-Hayr al-Gharbi

Alternate ablaq rows in the courtyard of Jamiʿ Manjak

Alternate ablaq rows in the courtyard of Jamiʿ Manjak

General view from outside, Jamiʿ Manjak

General view from outside, Jamiʿ Manjak

Prayer hall "sanctuary", Jamiʿ Manjak (mosque)

Prayer hall “sanctuary”, Jamiʿ Manjak (mosque)

Bayt Ghazala, courtyard and western facade - main hall's (qaʿa) facade

Bayt Ghazala, courtyard and western facade – main hall’s (qaʿa) facade

Busra - Jamiʿ (mosque) Fatima - the prayer hall

Busra – Jamiʿ (mosque) Fatima – the prayer hall

Hiraqla victory monument, Western gate - decorative stone panel

Hiraqla victory monument, Western gate – decorative stone panel

Great Mosque, prayer hall, minbar and mihrab

Great Mosque, prayer hall, minbar and mihrab

Capital in the Byzantine Cathedral, Qalʿat Burqush

Capital in the Byzantine Cathedral, Qalʿat Burqush