Interior view of the cathedral of Our Lady of Tortosa, Tartus museum today

Interior view of the cathedral of Our Lady of Tortosa, Tartus museum today

Courtyard of the Great Mosque, Hama

Courtyard of the Great Mosque, Hama

Damage pattern, air pollution (acid rain) on sandstone, Cathedral of Bamberg, Germany

Fig. 29, Catalogue of Damage

Jabal ʿAruda, ruins of a temple from the middle of the 4th millennium BC

Jabal ʿAruda, ruins of a temple from the middle of the 4th millennium BC

Bedtime stories

Busra, Birkat (pond) al-Hajj and Abu al-FidaʾMosque

Busra, Birkat (pond) al-Hajj and Abu al-FidaʾMosque

Al-Khusrawiyya, Friday Mosque, entrance portal

Al-Khusrawiyya, Friday Mosque, entrance portal

Damascus, Propylaea of Jupiter Temple, 1st CE. AD

Damascus, Propylaea of Jupiter Temple, 1st CE. AD

al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, ground plan drawing before the partial demolition

al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, ground plan drawing before the partial demolition

Minaret and exterior wall of the Great Mosque of ar-Raqqa/ar-Rafiqa, 8th/12th c.

Minaret and exterior wall of the Great Mosque of ar-Raqqa/ar-Rafiqa, 8th/12th c.

Raqqa/Rafiqa, An old photo of the remains of al-Banat palace before restoration

Raqqa/Rafiqa, An old photo of the remains of al-Banat palace before restoration

The minaret of Great Mosque of ar-Raqqa/ar-Rafiqa, 8th/12th c.

The minaret of Great Mosque of ar-Raqqa/ar-Rafiqa, 8th/12th c.

Detail: Corinthian capital of a column of the former conch (Aleppo, Madrasa al-Hallawiyya)

Detail of capital

Courtyard of the Great Mosque, Hama

Courtyard of the Great Mosque, Hama

al-Malikiyya - ʿAyn al-Khadra, Basalt Tombs

al-Malikiyya – ʿAyn al-Khadra, Basalt Tombs

al-Malikiyya - ʿAyn al-Khadra, Basalt Tomb with arabic inscription

al-Malikiyya – ʿAyn al-Khadra, Basalt Tomb with arabic inscription

al-Malikiyya - ʿAyn al-Khadra, Basalt Tomb with arabic inscription

al-Malikiyya – ʿAyn al-Khadra, Basalt Tomb with arabic inscription

al-Malikiyya - ʿAyn al-Khadra, Basalt Tomb with arabic inscription

al-Malikiyya – ʿAyn al-Khadra, Basalt Tomb with arabic inscription

al-Malikiyya - ʿAyn al-Khadra, Basalt Tomb with arabic inscription

al-Malikiyya – ʿAyn al-Khadra, Basalt Tomb with arabic inscription

al-Malikiyya - ʿAyn al-Khadra, Basalt Tomb with arabic inscription

al-Malikiyya – ʿAyn al-Khadra, Basalt Tomb with arabic inscription

Damage pattern, powdering in limestone, Cathedral, Cadiz, Spain

Fig. 42, Catalogue of Damage

Minaret of the Great Mosque of Hama

Minaret of the Great Mosque of Hama

Husn Sulayman, Temple of Zeus Baetocaece, inner face of the North Gate

Husn Sulayman, Temple of Zeus Baetocaece, inner face of the North Gate

Husn Sulayman, Temple of Zeus Baetocaece, inner face of the east gate of the temenos

Husn Sulayman, Temple of Zeus Baetocaece, inner face of the east gate of the temenos

Qalʿat al-Marqab, Fresco on the ceiling of chapel sacristy, 12th C.

Qalʿat al-Marqab, Fresco on the ceiling of chapel sacristy, 12th C.

Husn Sulayman, Cella of the temple

Husn Sulayman, Cella of the temple

Husn Sulayman, Temple of Zeus Baetocaece, inner face of the North Gate

Husn Sulayman, Temple of Zeus Baetocaece, inner face of the North Gate

Qalʿat al-Marqab, Decoration on the entrance arch

Qalʿat al-Marqab, Decoration on the entrance arch

Qalʿat al-Marqab (Castle), Central courtyard and chapel

Qalʿat al-Marqab (Castle), Central courtyard and chapel

Monastery of St Simeon Stylites, remains of the Column of Saint Simeon the Stylite

Monastery of St Simeon Stylites, remains of the Column of Saint Simeon the Stylite