Arwad, Ayyubid fort, entrance

Arwad, Ayyubid fort, entrance

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, the great iwan dome

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, the great iwan dome

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, facade of the west section of the great hall

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, facade of the west section of the great hall

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, marble prayer niche

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, marble prayer niche

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, the great iwan dome

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, the great iwan dome

One of the inner parts of the Madrasa al-ʿUmariyya al-Kubra

One of the inner parts of the Madrasa al-ʿUmariyya al-Kubra

Al-Madrasa ash-Sharafiyya, interior view of lobed dome carried by muqarnas

Al-Madrasa ash-Sharafiyya, interior view of lobed dome carried by muqarnas

Madrasat al-Firdaws, Decorative details of one of the arcade columns capital

Madrasat al-Firdaws, Decorative details of one of the arcade columns capital

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, facade of the east section of the great hall

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, facade of the east section of the great hall

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, muqarnas squinches of the iwan dome

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, muqarnas squinches of the iwan dome

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, small iwan - detail view of archway

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, small iwan – detail view of archway

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, muqarnas squinches of the iwan dome

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, muqarnas squinches of the iwan dome

The mausoleum (turba) of Ibn Salama ar-Raqqi, topped by a dome

The mausoleum (turba) of Ibn Salama ar-Raqqi, topped by a dome

Gallery

Remains of arches of the Najm Castle (Qalʿat Najm)

Remains of arches of the Najm Castle (Qalʿat Najm)

View into a vaulted room of Najm Castle (Qalʿat Najm)

View into a vaulted room of Najm Castle (Qalʿat Najm)

Arwad, Ayyubid fort, courtyard

Arwad, Ayyubid fort, courtyard

Parts of Najm Castle (Qalʿat Najm), view on the Euphrates River

Parts of Najm Castle (Qalʿat Najm), view on the Euphrates River

Part of the remains of Najm Castle (Qalʿat Najm)

Part of the remains of Najm Castle (Qalʿat Najm)

Pointed arch in the Najm Castle (Qalʿat Najm)

Pointed arch in the Najm Castle (Qalʿat Najm)

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, muqarnas squinches of the iwan dome

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, muqarnas squinches of the iwan dome

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, muqarnas squinches of the iwan dome

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, muqarnas squinches of the iwan dome

Terrace of Ishtar or Lions Terrace, Ebla (Tall Mardikh)

Terrace of Ishtar or Lions Terrace, Ebla (Tall Mardikh)

General view of Damascus citadel from northwest

General view of Damascus citadel from northwest

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami: Qaʿa, section east-west, view to south

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami: Qaʿa, section east-west, view to south

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami: eastern Qaʿa, section east-west, view to south

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami: eastern Qaʿa, section east-west, view to south

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami: eastern Qaʿa (mamluke), section north-south, view to west

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami: eastern Qaʿa (mamluke), section north-south, view to west

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, eastern Qaʿa, section north-south, view to east

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, eastern Qaʿa, section north-south, view to east

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami: Qaʿa, section east-west, view to north

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami: Qaʿa, section east-west, view to north

Hammam an-Nahhasin, the cold section (barrani)

Hammam an-Nahhasin, the cold section (barrani)