Dayr Zakka (monastery), floor mosaic of the narthex

Dayr Zakka (monastery), floor mosaic of the narthex

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

Mari (Tall al-Hariri), The Archive Hall in the Palace of Zimri lim

Mari (Tall al-Hariri), The Archive Hall in the Palace of Zimri lim

Tomb tower of Elahbel, the Valley of Tombs

Tomb tower of Elahbel, the Valley of Tombs

Remains of walls and pillars, Mari (Tall al-Hariri)

Remains of walls and pillars, Mari (Tall al-Hariri)

Loopholes in the fortifications of Halabiyya

Loopholes in the fortifications of Halabiyya

Tall Shaykh Hamad (Dur Katlimmu) - Excavations

Tall Shaykh Hamad (Dur Katlimmu) – Excavations

Tall Shaykh Hamad (Dur Katlimmu) - Excavations

Tall Shaykh Hamad (Dur Katlimmu) – Excavations

Tall Shaykh Hamad (Dur Katlimmu) - Excavations

Tall Shaykh Hamad (Dur Katlimmu) – Excavations

View on the Euphrates river from Dura Europos

View on the Euphrates river from Dura Europos

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

A view of the walls and the castle, Halabiyya-Zalabiyya

A view of the walls and the castle, Halabiyya-Zalabiyya

Inner face of the southern walls of Halabiyya, tower 3

Inner face of the southern walls of Halabiyya, tower 3

Halabiyya, remains of fortifications and the praetorium

Halabiyya, remains of fortifications and the praetorium

Remains of fortifications in Halabiyya-Zalabiyya

Remains of fortifications in Halabiyya-Zalabiyya

Remains of fortifications in Halabiyya-Zalabiyya

Remains of fortifications in Halabiyya-Zalabiyya

Northern towers from inside the North Gate, Halabiyya-Zalabiyya

Northern towers from inside the North Gate, Halabiyya-Zalabiyya

Remains of walls in Halabiyya-Zalabiyya

Remains of walls in Halabiyya-Zalabiyya

Remains of fortifications along the Euphrates River, Halabiyya

Remains of fortifications along the Euphrates River, Halabiyya

Sheep grazing on the ruins of Halabiyya-Zalabiyya

Sheep grazing on the ruins of Halabiyya-Zalabiyya

View to the excavation in Tall Shaykh Hamad in 1984

View to the excavation in Tall Shaykh Hamad in 1984

A side of Krak des Chevaliers

A side of Krak des Chevaliers

A view of the fortification, Halabiyya-Zalabiyya

A view of the fortification, Halabiyya-Zalabiyya

Protection of archaeological site of Mari (Tall al-Hariri) with temporary coverage

Protection of archaeological site of Mari (Tall al-Hariri) with temporary coverage

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

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

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

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

A view at the town of Maʿlula

A view at the town of Maʿlula

A shepherd with his herd and tourists

A shepherd with his herd and tourists

Dura Europos (Qalʿat as-Salihiyya), Roman amphitheater

Dura Europos (Qalʿat as-Salihiyya), Roman amphitheater

Bas-relief with geometric and floral motifs

Bas-relief with geometric and floral motifs