View of the Orontes valley at low water

View of the Orontes valley at low water

Yabrud: A stone facade of a historic building

Yabrud: A stone facade of a historic building

Excavation work in Tall Brak

Excavation work in Tall Brak

Yabrud: Outer wall of the Greek Orthodox church "Konstantin and Helena", which once belonged to a temple

Yabrud: Outer wall of the Greek Orthodox church “Konstantin and Helena”, which once belonged to a temple

Jabal al-ʿArab, Camel

Jabal al-ʿArab, Camel

Jabal al-ʿArab, natural landscape of volcanic mountain

Jabal al-ʿArab, natural landscape of volcanic mountain

Agriculture on a mountain slope in Jabal al-ʿArab

Agriculture on a mountain slope in Jabal al-ʿArab

Qalb Lawza, Basilica 5th c., view of main facade from south-west

Qalb Lawza, Basilica 5th c., view of main facade from south-west

Qalb Lawza, Basilica of 5th c., central view at nave and apse

Qalb Lawza, Basilica of 5th c., central view at nave and apse

Irrigation fields of ʿAyn at-Tina in Qalamun (mountainous region in southwest Syria)

Irrigation fields of ʿAyn at-Tina in Qalamun (mountainous region in southwest Syria)

Irrigation fields of ʿAyn at-Tina in Qalamun (mountainous region in southwest Syria)

Irrigation fields of ʿAyn at-Tina in Qalamun (mountainous region in southwest Syria)

A truck transporting raw cotton bags stops at some bedouin tents in Raqqa-countryside

A truck transporting raw cotton bags stops at some bedouin tents in Raqqa-countryside

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

Husn Sulayman, Temple of Zeus Baetocaece, inner face of the North Gate

Husn Sulayman, Temple of Zeus Baetocaece, inner face of the North Gate

Tall Mumbaqa, View to the north: shore of Assad-Lake with pumps

Tall Mumbaqa, View to the north: shore of Assad-Lake with pumps

A crowd in the 'Afrin, at the time of the cotton harvest

A crowd in the ‘Afrin, at the time of the cotton harvest

Yabrud, Residential house with covered terrace (riwaq)

Yabrud, Residential house with covered terrace (riwaq)

Aerial photograph of Barada valley in Jibal Lubnan ash-Sharqiyya (Anti Lebanon mountains)

Aerial photograph of Barada valley in Jibal Lubnan ash-Sharqiyya (Anti Lebanon mountains)

Raqqa countryside, a traditional wedding ceremony in Suwaydiyya Kabira village

Raqqa countryside, a traditional wedding ceremony in Suwaydiyya Kabira village

Raqqa countryside, Men in a traditional tent in Suwaydiyya Kabira village

Raqqa countryside, Men in a traditional tent in Suwaydiyya Kabira village

Raqqa countyside, shepherd with traditional woolen coat in the village Suwaydiyya Kabira

Raqqa countyside, shepherd with traditional woolen coat in the village Suwaydiyya Kabira

A herd of sheep is drinking from a pool of water in al-Hawl area near Iraqian border

A herd of sheep is drinking from a pool of water in al-Hawl area near Iraqian border

Bedouin movement in al-Hawl area with donkeys, camels and a litter

Bedouin movement in al-Hawl area with donkeys, camels and a litter

Qanawat, Remains of the Temple of Zeus (Saraya)

Qanawat, Remains of the Temple of Zeus (Saraya)

al-Lajat region, Roman road

al-Lajat region, Roman road

al-Lajat region, ancient cistern for storing water

al-Lajat region, ancient cistern for storing water

Tartus, museum in the former cathedral, view at western facade

Tartus, museum in the former cathedral, view at western facade

Tartus, museum in former cathedral, view at western facade

Tartus, museum in former cathedral, view at western facade