Jabal ʿAruda, a view towards the Euphrates

Jabal ʿAruda, a view towards the Euphrates

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, the upper part of the entrance - a cornice with floral motifs and a Qur'anic text in Kufic script

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, the upper part of the entrance – a cornice with floral motifs and a Qur’anic text in Kufic script

Jamiʿ al-ʿAdiliyya, prayer hall's entrance

Jamiʿ al-ʿAdiliyya, prayer hall’s entrance

Az-Zawiya al-Hilaliyya, the upper part of the wooden prayer niche

Az-Zawiya al-Hilaliyya, the upper part of the wooden prayer niche

Az-Zawiya al-Hilaliyya, the upper part of the entrance

Az-Zawiya al-Hilaliyya, the upper part of the entrance

Bayt Ajiqbash, the splendid decorated iwan

Bayt Ajiqbash, the splendid decorated iwan

Bayt Dallal, the basin and the iwan

Bayt Dallal, the basin and the iwan

Bayt Dallal, courtyard and fountain

Bayt Dallal, courtyard and fountain

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, entrance portal, building ornaments made of carved stones

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, entrance portal, building ornaments made of carved stones

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, minaret

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, minaret

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, prayer hall

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, prayer hall

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, prayer niche (mihrab) in the prayer hall

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, prayer niche (mihrab) in the prayer hall

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, arcade and the prayer hall entrance

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, arcade and the prayer hall entrance

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, Building ornaments at the entrance

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, Building ornaments at the entrance

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, zig-zag pattern

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, zig-zag pattern

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

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

Natural view near the village of ʿArna on Jabal ash-Shaykh

Natural view near the village of ʿArna on Jabal ash-Shaykh

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

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

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

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

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

Arial photo of Jaʿbar castle on the Euphrates

Arial photo of Jaʿbar castle on the Euphrates

Bab al-Hadid, inscription beside the door from outside

Bab al-Hadid, inscription beside the door from outside

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, public fountain (sabil) beside the main entrance

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, public fountain (sabil) beside the main entrance

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

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, north Facade - a cornice with floral motifs and a Qur'anic text in Kufic script

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, north Facade – a cornice with floral motifs and a Qur’anic text in Kufic script

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, the upper part - a cornice with floral motifs and a Qur'anic text in Kufic script

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, the upper part – a cornice with floral motifs and a Qur’anic text in Kufic script

Suq Aslan Dada, reconstruction of northern entrance, view towards south

Suq Aslan Dada, reconstruction of northern entrance, view towards south