A side of excavated building in Tall Mardikh (Ebla)

A side of excavated building in Tall Mardikh (Ebla)

Remains of tower tomb

Remains of tower tomb

Valley of the Tombs, Tomb of Jambliku - facade decoration

Valley of the Tombs, Tomb of Jambliku – facade decoration

Valley of the Tombs, Tomb of Jambliku - lintel of the entranceway door

Valley of the Tombs, Tomb of Jambliku – lintel of the entranceway door

Valley of the Tombs, Tomb of Jambliku - decoration of the door lintel

Valley of the Tombs, Tomb of Jambliku – decoration of the door lintel

Tomb of Elahbel in the Valley of the Tombs, facade

Tomb of Elahbel in the Valley of the Tombs, facade

Tomb of Elahbel in the Valley of the Tombs, interior view

Tomb of Elahbel in the Valley of the Tombs, interior view

The Valley of Tombs - sculptures of the deads who are buried in a tower tomb

The Valley of Tombs – sculptures of the deads who are buried in a tower tomb

Decorated door lintel, Valley of the Tombs

Decorated door lintel, Valley of the Tombs

Afamiya, The Great colonnade (Cardo Maximus)

Afamiya, The Great colonnade (Cardo Maximus)

Khan al-Wazir, general view

Khan al-Wazir, general view

Interior view of Tomb Tower of Elahbel, Valley of the Tombs

Interior view of Tomb Tower of Elahbel, Valley of the Tombs

View to the south-east of ʿAyn al-ʿArus lake

View to the south-east of ʿAyn al-ʿArus lake

Archaeological excavation in Kharab Sayyar

Archaeological excavation in Kharab Sayyar

Interior view of the Hypogeum of Artaban in the south-eastern cemetery area

Interior view of the Hypogeum of Artaban in the south-eastern cemetery area

Bad al-Hadid, detail of a rank decorating the gate's entrance from outside

Bad al-Hadid, detail of a rank decorating the gate’s entrance from outside

View from northeast, Agora and commercial center

View from northeast, Agora and commercial center

Khan al-Wazir, decorations and windows on top of the internal facade of the khan's entrance

Khan al-Wazir, decorations and windows on top of the internal facade of the khan’s entrance

Khan al-Wazir, the mosque

Khan al-Wazir, the mosque

Khan al-Wazir, general view

Khan al-Wazir, general view

Khan al-Wazir, general view

Khan al-Wazir, general view

Al-Madrasa ash-Sharafiyya, the entrance from the interior

Al-Madrasa ash-Sharafiyya, the entrance from the interior

Al-Madrasa ash-Sharafiyya, prayer niche decorated with geometric patterns

Al-Madrasa ash-Sharafiyya, prayer niche decorated with geometric patterns

Arch of Triumph (Qaws Hadrian) from the outside

Arch of Triumph (Qaws Hadrian) from the outside

View from southwest, Agora

View from southwest, Agora

The Great Colonnade: southeastern passage

The Great Colonnade: southeastern passage

The back arch belongs to the Great Colonnade

The back arch belongs to the Great Colonnade

View the northeast corner of the Agora

View the northeast corner of the Agora

The gate of the northeastern wall, Agora

The gate of the northeastern wall, Agora

Southwest wall of the Agora

Southwest wall of the Agora