Qalb Lawza, Basilica of 5th c., decorative door of reliquary room in southern facade (east)

Qalb Lawza, Basilica of 5th c., decorative door of reliquary room in southern facade (east)

Qalb Lawza, Basilica of 5th c., decorative door of reliquary room in southern facade (east)

Qalb Lawza, Basilica of 5th c., decorative door of reliquary room in southern facade (east)

Great Mosque, prayer hall, main entrance in 2006

Great Mosque, prayer hall, main entrance in 2006

Yabrud: Streetlife with shops and residential houses, townspeople and peasants

Yabrud: Streetlife with shops and residential houses, townspeople and peasants

Raʾs al-ʿAyn, view from the garden to the late Ottoman house, situated on a slope

Raʾs al-ʿAyn, view from the garden to the late Ottoman house, situated on a slope

Damascus, Hammam al-Qaramani

Damascus, Hammam al-Qaramani

Bab al-Hadid, inscription beside the door from outside

Bab al-Hadid, inscription beside the door from outside

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, west facade - entrance blocked by a wall with a door opening surmounted by an arch

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, west facade – entrance blocked by a wall with a door opening surmounted by an arch

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

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

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

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

Bayt Junblat, door in the centre of southern iwan

Bayt Junblat, door in the centre of southern iwan

Bayt Junblat, door in the centre of southern iwan

Bayt Junblat, door in the centre of southern iwan

Bimaristan an-Nuri, frame of the entrance door

Bimaristan an-Nuri, frame of the entrance door

House with mud decoration as door framing in the village of Qalʿat Najm, that was flooded by the Tishrin dam

House with mud decoration as door framing in the village of Qalʿat Najm, that was flooded by the Tishrin dam

View of the ablaq-decorated entrance of the Great Mosque of Hama

View of the ablaq-decorated entrance of the Great Mosque of Hama

Citadel of Aleppo, entrance of the Palace of al-Malik al-ʿAziz Muhammad

Citadel of Aleppo, entrance of the Palace of al-Malik al-ʿAziz Muhammad

Jamiʿ al-Qayqan, Main entrance

Jamiʿ al-Qayqan, Main entrance

Arwad, Ayyubid fort, courtyard

Arwad, Ayyubid fort, courtyard

Damascus, Khan Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm, internal view of the portal

Damascus, Khan Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm, internal view of the portal

One of the entrances in Qalʿat Salah ad-Din (castle)

One of the entrances in Qalʿat Salah ad-Din (castle)

Al-Marqab Castle from the inside

Al-Marqab Castle from the inside

Khan Qurdbak, entrance - wooden door covered with iron

Khan Qurdbak, entrance – wooden door covered with iron

Khan Qurdbak, entrance - wooden door covered with iron

Khan Qurdbak, entrance – wooden door covered with iron

Dar'a, al-Jamiʿ (mosque) al-ʿUmari- main door from the inside

Dar’a, al-Jamiʿ (mosque) al-ʿUmari- main door from the inside

Qalʿat al-Marqab (Castle), West door of the Chapel

Qalʿat al-Marqab (Castle), West door of the Chapel

Staircase and old wooden door in a traditional House in Maʿlula

Staircase and old wooden door in a traditional House in Maʿlula

Valley of the Tombs, Tomb of Jambliku - decoration of the door lintel

Valley of the Tombs, Tomb of Jambliku – decoration of the door lintel

Decorated wooden door of the Damascus Room in the Dresden Museum for Ethnology

Decorated wooden door of the Damascus Room in the Dresden Museum for Ethnology

Decorated wooden door of the Damascus Room in the Dresden Museum for Ethnology

Decorated wooden door of the Damascus Room in the Dresden Museum for Ethnology

Part of a decorated wooden door with ‘Ajami decoration from the Damascus Room in the Dresden Museum for Ethnology

Part of a decorated wooden door with ‘Ajami decoration from the Damascus Room in the Dresden Museum for Ethnology