Courtyard on the upper floor, Najm Castle (Qalʿat Najm)

Courtyard on the upper floor, Najm Castle (Qalʿat Najm)

Bayt Ghazala, ʿajami panels decorating the northern wing ceiling in the main reception hall (qaʿa)

Bayt Ghazala, ʿajami panels decorating the northern wing ceiling in the main reception hall (qaʿa)

Bayt Wakil, iwan

Bayt Wakil, iwan

Bayt Wakil, dome of the reception hall from the inside

Bayt Wakil, dome of the reception hall from the inside

Bayt Wakil, dome of the reception hall

Bayt Wakil, dome of the reception hall

Bayt Wakil, iwan

Bayt Wakil, iwan

Bayt Wakil, iwan - decoration above a room's door

Bayt Wakil, iwan – decoration above a room’s door

Bayt Wakil, facade of the reception hall

Bayt Wakil, facade of the reception hall

Bayt Dallal, decorated stone of the well

Bayt Dallal, decorated stone of the well

Bayt Ghazala, ʿajami panels decorating the southern wing ceiling in the main reception hall (qaʿa)

Bayt Ghazala, ʿajami panels decorating the southern wing ceiling in the main reception hall (qaʿa)

Madrasat al-Firdaws, back iwan

Madrasat al-Firdaws, back iwan

House in Bahsita, , bevelled wall corner with a Muqarnas console

House in Bahsita, , bevelled wall corner with a Muqarnas console

Bayt Wakil, facade of the reception hall (qaʿa)

Bayt Wakil, facade of the reception hall (qaʿa)

Bayt Wakil, dome of the reception hall (qaʿa) from the inside

Bayt Wakil, dome of the reception hall (qaʿa) from the inside

Bayt Ghazala, ʿajami panels decorating the southern wing ceiling in the main reception hall (qaʿa)

Bayt Ghazala, ʿajami panels decorating the southern wing ceiling in the main reception hall (qaʿa)

Bayt Junblat, southern iwan -faience tiles

Bayt Junblat, southern iwan -faience tiles

Bayt Junblat, section drawing of the northern iwan

Bayt Junblat, section drawing of the northern iwan

Bayt Wakil, entrance

Bayt Wakil, entrance

Bayt Wakil, fountain of the reception hall

Bayt Wakil, fountain of the reception hall

Bayt Wakil, reception hall

Bayt Wakil, reception hall

Bayt Wakil, iwan

Bayt Wakil, iwan

Bayt Wakil, iwan - decoration above a room's door

Bayt Wakil, iwan – decoration above a room’s door

Bayt Wakil, reception hall - western wing

Bayt Wakil, reception hall – western wing

Bayt Wakil, reception hall - western wing

Bayt Wakil, reception hall – western wing

Bayt Dallal, iwan ceiling and canopy

Bayt Dallal, iwan ceiling and canopy

Bayt Dallal, iwan - wooden decorated canopy

Bayt Dallal, iwan – wooden decorated canopy

Bayt Junblat, southern iwan - decoration of marble and faience tiles

Bayt Junblat, southern iwan – decoration of marble and faience tiles

Bayt Junblat, southern iwan - one of the lateral windows

Bayt Junblat, southern iwan – one of the lateral windows

Rich decorations in Bayt Shaykh Qatana before demolition

Rich decorations in Bayt Shaykh Qatana before demolition

The northern wall of the Damascus Citadel

The northern wall of the Damascus Citadel