Manbij, cemetry and new buildings in the background, view from the south

Manbij, cemetry and new buildings in the background, view from the south

At-Turn, Double-dome house on the edge of the steppe close to Maskana

At-Turn, Double-dome house on the edge of the steppe close to Maskana

Jabal ʿAruda, a view towards the Euphrates

Jabal ʿAruda, a view towards the Euphrates

General view of Balis on the Euphrates river

General view of Balis on the Euphrates river

The minaret of Balis Mosque, rebuilt near Maskana

The minaret of Balis Mosque, rebuilt near Maskana

Habuba Kabira, during the construction of cantilever domes, the mortar is pulled up using a bucket

Habuba Kabira, during the construction of cantilever domes, the mortar is pulled up using a bucket

Weekly market in Maskana, where the farmers of the region sell their fruit and vegetables

Weekly market in Maskana, where the farmers of the region sell their fruit and vegetables

Weekly market in Maskana, at the end of a sales day

Weekly market in Maskana, at the end of a sales day

In the tent of a semi-nomadic family from the Maskana region, with storage bags in the background.

In the tent of a semi-nomadic family from the Maskana region, with storage bags in the background.

At-Turn, Double-dome house on the edge of the steppe close to Maskana

At-Turn, Double-dome house on the edge of the steppe close to Maskana

Remains of the Praetorium, Balis (Barbalassos)

Remains of the Praetorium, Balis (Barbalassos)

Archaeological excavation at Balis

Archaeological excavation at Balis

Remains of the Praetorium from east, Balis (Barbalassos)

Remains of the Praetorium from east, Balis (Barbalassos)

Remains of the Praetorium from east, Balis (Barbalassos)

Remains of the Praetorium from east, Balis (Barbalassos)

Guesthouse of a wealthy family in Maskana, attached is an iwan

Guesthouse of a wealthy family in Maskana, attached is an iwan

Fishing in the Euphrates, Jabal ʿAruda

Fishing in the Euphrates, Jabal ʿAruda

Habuba Kabira, construction of cantilever domes

Habuba Kabira, construction of cantilever domes

Syriac tombs in Jabal ʿAruda

Syriac tombs in Jabal ʿAruda

A view towards the Euphrates, Jabal ʿAruda

A view towards the Euphrates, Jabal ʿAruda

Jabal ʿAruda on the right bank of the Euphrates

Jabal ʿAruda on the right bank of the Euphrates

A view towards the Euphrates, Jabal ʿAruda

A view towards the Euphrates, Jabal ʿAruda

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

View to Jabal ʿAruda on the right bank of the Euphrates

View to Jabal ʿAruda on the right bank of the Euphrates

Habuba Kabira, shell of a dome house made of clay bricks

Habuba Kabira, shell of a dome house made of clay bricks

Habuba Kabira, view over cantilever domes during construction

Habuba Kabira, view over cantilever domes during construction

Boats trip on the Euphrates River, near Jabal ʿAruda

Boats trip on the Euphrates River, near Jabal ʿAruda

Drying of burghul as reserve for the winter in Habuba Kabira in the Euphrates-valley

Drying of burghul as reserve for the winter in Habuba Kabira in the Euphrates-valley

A boat trip in the Euphrates, near Jabal ʿAruda

A boat trip in the Euphrates, near Jabal ʿAruda

Habuba Kabira, screening of barley as seed by the grandmother

Habuba Kabira, screening of barley as seed by the grandmother

Habuba Kabira, water reservoir for field-irrigation, in the background motor pump of the well

Habuba Kabira, water reservoir for field-irrigation, in the background motor pump of the well