Qanawat, Rural house

Qanawat, Rural house

View of the Orontes River with rapids

View of the Orontes River with rapids

The traditional way of filling and weighing the wool, Raʾs al-ʿAyn

The traditional way of filling and weighing the wool, Raʾs al-ʿAyn

A view into the main road of Raʾs al-ʿAyn

A view into the main road of Raʾs al-ʿAyn

An artificial canal in Raʾs al-ʿAyn

An artificial canal in Raʾs al-ʿAyn

Salkhad, Archaeological remains in a vineyard

Salkhad, Archaeological remains in a vineyard

Remains of arches, Qasr al-Hayr ash-Sharqi

Remains of arches, Qasr al-Hayr ash-Sharqi

Main entrance of Qasr al-Hayr ash-Sharqi

Main entrance of Qasr al-Hayr ash-Sharqi

View of the Orontes valley at low water

View of the Orontes valley at low water

General view of the Orontes valley in the 1960s

General view of the Orontes valley in the 1960s

View of the Orontes River with forested river banks

View of the Orontes River with forested river banks

Mari (Tall Hariri), a side of the architectural remains

Mari (Tall Hariri), a side of the architectural remains

View of Orontes valley

View of Orontes valley

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, entrance - Zengid inscription in Naskhi script

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, entrance – Zengid inscription in Naskhi script

Homs, Western entrance, Jamiʿ an-Nuri

Homs, Western entrance, Jamiʿ an-Nuri

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, entrance - Zengid inscription in Naskhi script

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, entrance – Zengid inscription in Naskhi script

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, entrance - Ottoman inscription above the gateway

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, entrance – Ottoman inscription above the gateway

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, the main entrance

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, the main entrance

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, courtyard - southern facade

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, courtyard – southern facade

al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, northern facade - marble plaque dated 1315 AH and sealed by the Sultan ʿAbd al-Hamid Khan (Tughra)

al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, northern facade – marble plaque dated 1315 AH and sealed by the Sultan ʿAbd al-Hamid Khan (Tughra)

Raʾs al-ʿAyn, Piles of wheat before its package in bags

Raʾs al-ʿAyn, Piles of wheat before its package in bags

Afamiya, the Ottoman Khan below Qalʿat al-Mudiq (al-Madiq castle)

Afamiya, the Ottoman Khan below Qalʿat al-Mudiq (al-Madiq castle)

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, entrance of the prayer hall

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, entrance of the prayer hall

Hadrian’s Arch, 3rd century AD, view from south at the entrance to colonnaded street

Hadrian’s Arch, 3rd century AD, view from south at the entrance to colonnaded street

Forests in the Syrian Coastal mountains (al-Jibal as-Sahiliyya)

Forests in the Syrian Coastal mountains (al-Jibal as-Sahiliyya)

Agriculture in the Coastal Mountains (al-Jibal as-Sahiliyya)

Agriculture in the Coastal Mountains (al-Jibal as-Sahiliyya)

General view of Maʿlula town

General view of Maʿlula town

General view of the hillside houses of Maʿlula town

General view of the hillside houses of Maʿlula town

Tourist camels, Palmyra

Tourist camels, Palmyra

General view of the Valley of Tombs

General view of the Valley of Tombs