Entrance of a house, Qarqabiza

Entrance of a house, Qarqabiza

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

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

Bayt Wakil, detail of windows and courtyard decoration

Bayt Wakil, detail of windows and courtyard decoration

Bayt Wakil, facade of the reception hall

Bayt Wakil, facade of the reception hall

Bayt Junblat, southern iwan -faience tiles

Bayt Junblat, southern iwan -faience tiles

Bayt Wakil, iwan

Bayt Wakil, iwan

Bayt Dallal, courtyard and fountain

Bayt Dallal, courtyard and fountain

Bayt Wakil, iwan

Bayt Wakil, iwan

Bayt Wakil, dome of the reception hall

Bayt Wakil, dome of the reception hall

Bayt Wakil, dome of the reception hall from the inside

Bayt Wakil, dome of the reception hall from the inside

Bayt Wakil, iwan

Bayt Wakil, iwan

Bayt Dallal, decorated stone above a gate

Bayt Dallal, decorated stone above a gate

Bayt Wakil, reception hall - western wing

Bayt Wakil, reception hall – western wing

Nahiyat Tall Tamir, The flattened dome roofs have just received new plastering.

Nahiyat Tall Tamir, The flattened dome roofs have just received new plastering.

Bayt Dallal, the basin and the iwan

Bayt Dallal, the basin and the iwan

Nahiyat Tall Tamir, Very well preserved domed rooms of a farmstead in an Assyrian village

Nahiyat Tall Tamir, Very well preserved domed rooms of a farmstead in an Assyrian village

Habuba Kabira, Mud brick construction - connection of wall, belt arch and dome rounding

Habuba Kabira, Mud brick construction – connection of wall, belt arch and dome rounding

Habuba Kabira, View from the inside of the room while constructing the dome

Habuba Kabira, View from the inside of the room while constructing the dome

Habuba Kabira, how three cantilever domes are connected (two cantilever domes are posed on a relieving arch)

Habuba Kabira, how three cantilever domes are connected (two cantilever domes are posed on a relieving arch)

Habuba Kabira, upper part of a cantilever dome construction

Habuba Kabira, upper part of a cantilever dome construction

Habuba Kabira, view into a plastered cantilever dome with openings and decorative layer

Habuba Kabira, view into a plastered cantilever dome with openings and decorative layer

Nahiyat Tall Tamir, Today empty domed houses in an Assyrian village seen from the street side

Nahiyat Tall Tamir, Today empty domed houses in an Assyrian village seen from the street side

Bayt Wakil, fountain of the reception hall

Bayt Wakil, fountain of the reception hall

Bayt Wakil, courtyard (restaurant)

Bayt Wakil, courtyard (restaurant)

Bayt Wakil, reception hall - western wing

Bayt Wakil, reception hall – western wing

A modern three storeys building in Raqqa

A modern three storeys building in Raqqa

Bayt Junblat, southern iwan - marble decoration

Bayt Junblat, southern iwan – marble decoration

A photo of the courtyard of Bayt Shaykh Qatana before demolition

A photo of the courtyard of Bayt Shaykh Qatana before demolition

A side from the courtyard of Bayt Shaykh Qatana before demolition

A side from the courtyard of Bayt Shaykh Qatana before demolition

Numbering sequence example based on the plan of Bayt Ghazala

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