Arched window of perforated stucco, al-Bimaristan an-Nuri

Arched window of perforated stucco, al-Bimaristan an-Nuri

Raqqa, The decorated outer facade of Baghdad Gate

Raqqa, The decorated outer facade of Baghdad Gate

View over the roof of the south-western Madrasat Ismaʿil Basha al-ʿAzm to the Umayyad Mosque with its high transept of the prayer hall with a central dome and its three minarets

View over the roof of the south-western Madrasat Ismaʿil Basha al-ʿAzm to the Umayyad Mosque with its high transept of the prayer hall with a central dome and its three minarets

Previous state 1995, main façade of the fortified tower north of Bab Antakiya, Aleppo, Syria

Fig.41_View with ornamental details, spolia, and a coat of arms

Reconstruction (drawing) of the missing part of the main façade of the fortified tower north of Bab Antakiya, Aleppo, Syria

Fig.41-b_Marking missing stones after partial collapse

General view of the Umayyad Mosque, Damascus

General view of the Umayyad Mosque, Damascus

The main arch and the integrated columns of the Nabataean gate in Busra

The main arch and the integrated columns of the Nabataean gate in Busra

A traditionally crafted tapestry cover (Kilim)

A traditionally crafted tapestry cover (Kilim)

A traditionally crafted tapestry weave

A traditionally crafted tapestry weave

A traditionally crafted tapestry weave

A traditionally crafted tapestry weave

Busra, The East Gate "Nabataean Gate"

Busra, The East Gate “Nabataean Gate”

Raqqa, the archway of Baghdad Gate

Raqqa, the archway of Baghdad Gate

Citadel of Aleppo, Gate of Two Lions - the Smiling Lion

Citadel of Aleppo, Gate of Two Lions – the Smiling Lion

Citadel of Aleppo, entrance gateways and bridge

Citadel of Aleppo, entrance gateways and bridge

Citadel of Aleppo, entrance gateways and bridge

Citadel of Aleppo, entrance gateways and bridge

Citadel of Aleppo, Entrance Gateway

Citadel of Aleppo, Entrance Gateway

Citadel of Aleppo, Entrance Gateway

Citadel of Aleppo, Entrance Gateway

The inner façade of Baghdad Gate, Raqqa

The inner façade of Baghdad Gate, Raqqa

The prayer hall's arches of the Umayyad Mosque

The prayer hall’s arches of the Umayyad Mosque

Umayyad Mosque in Damascus - al-ʿArus minaret

Umayyad Mosque in Damascus – al-ʿArus minaret

Exterior view of the dome of Salah ad-Din al-Ayyubi Mausoleum, Damascus

Exterior view of the dome of Salah ad-Din al-Ayyubi Mausoleum, Damascus

Mohamad Al Roumi_Najem 01_02

Mohamad Al Roumi_Najem 01_02

A gathering of people around a rolled out woven Kilim tapestry

A gathering of people around a rolled out woven Kilim tapestry

A traditionally crafted tapestry weave of four panels, that are ornamented with embroidery

A traditionally crafted tapestry weave of four panels, that are ornamented with embroidery

A boy is presenting a woven Kilim tapestry made by his mother

A boy is presenting a woven Kilim tapestry made by his mother

The Nabataean gate with its main arch, columns and capitals

The Nabataean gate with its main arch, columns and capitals

Damascus,Umayyad Mosque, pigeons in the courtyard

Damascus,Umayyad Mosque, pigeons in the courtyard

Raqqa, Bagdad Gate, Drawing of total reconstruction

Raqqa, Bagdad Gate, Drawing of total reconstruction

Raqqa, Baghdad gate

Raqqa, Baghdad gate

Propylaea of Jupiter Temple, Damascus

Propylaea of Jupiter Temple, Damascus