Damascus, Muqarnas above the gate of Khan Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm

Damascus, Muqarnas above the gate of Khan Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm

Jamiʿ al-Utrush, western entrance

Jamiʿ al-Utrush, western entrance

Great Mosque, Plan of the building parts

Great Mosque, Plan of the building parts

Great Mosque, damage mapping

Great Mosque, damage mapping

Great Mosque, Plan of the building parts

Great Mosque, Plan of the building parts

Bab al-Hadid, inscription beside the door from outside

Bab al-Hadid, inscription beside the door from outside

al-Bab ash-Sharqi, a small arched side entrance

al-Bab ash-Sharqi, a small arched side entrance

Bab as-Salam, portal with coloured stone layers (ablaq)

Bab as-Salam, portal with coloured stone layers (ablaq)

Jamiʿ al-Utrush, western facade - decorated window

Jamiʿ al-Utrush, western facade – decorated window

Jamiʿ al-Utrush, tomb - interior view of the dome damages

Jamiʿ al-Utrush, tomb – interior view of the dome damages

Al-Madrasa az-Zahiriyya, prayer hall - historic photo of the collapsed central dome

Al-Madrasa az-Zahiriyya, prayer hall – historic photo of the collapsed central dome

Al-Khusrawiyya, Friday Mosque, entrance portal

Al-Khusrawiyya, Friday Mosque, entrance portal

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Image #79711 (en)

A minaret rises above al-Bab ash-Sharqi

A minaret rises above al-Bab ash-Sharqi

The northern entrance of the historical city of Dura Europos (Qalʿat as-Salihiyya), end of 4th century BC

The northern entrance of the historical city of Dura Europos (Qalʿat as-Salihiyya), end of 4th century BC

Aghabani with customized geometric design combining leaves, flowers and branches

Aghabani with customized geometric design combining leaves, flowers and branches

Introducing the blue dye in boiling water to the silk threads. This process is repeated several times until the silk absorbs the blue dye effectively

Introducing the blue dye in boiling water to the silk threads. This process is repeated several times until the silk absorbs the blue dye effectively

Cooling bread in the street before storage

Cooling bread in the street before storage

Hand printed fabric combining plant and animal motifs

Hand printed fabric combining plant and animal motifs

Aghabani table cloths with gold and silver threads

Aghabani table cloths with gold and silver threads

Aghabani table cloth

Aghabani table cloth

Aghabani table cloth

Aghabani table cloth

Aghabani table cloth

Aghabani table cloth

Aghabani table cloth with gold and silver threads

Aghabani table cloth with gold and silver threads

Aghabani table cloth with gold and silver threads

Aghabani table cloth with gold and silver threads

Hanging dyed silk to dry after washing it in cold water

Hanging dyed silk to dry after washing it in cold water

Eating breakfast in the shop

Eating breakfast in the shop

Stories

ʿAbd al-Qadir al-Jazaʿiri cenotaph, beside the Mausoleum of Shaykh Muhyi ad-Din Ibn ʿArabi

ʿAbd al-Qadir al-Jazaʿiri cenotaph, beside the Mausoleum of Shaykh Muhyi ad-Din Ibn ʿArabi

Aliya Alnuami is finalising her ‘Ajami work

Aliya Alnuami is finalising her ‘Ajami work