Museum of Palmyra / Tadmur, Stone-relief with figural decoration

Museum of Palmyra / Tadmur, Stone-relief with figural decoration

The enjoyment of sulfur water in Afqa Spring

The enjoyment of sulfur water in Afqa Spring

Palm trees in Palmyra oasis

Palm trees in Palmyra oasis

View from Temple of the Standards

View from Temple of the Standards

A side from the city, showing the arch of triumph and Ibn Ma'n Citadel

A side from the city, showing the arch of triumph and Ibn Ma’n Citadel

Hadrian’s Arch, 3rd century AD, view from south at the entrance to colonnaded street

Hadrian’s Arch, 3rd century AD, view from south at the entrance to colonnaded street

Baalshamin Temple, general view from southeast, Qalat Ibn Maan in background

Baalshamin Temple, general view from southeast, Qalat Ibn Maan in background

The sanctuary (cella) of Bel Temple

The sanctuary (cella) of Bel Temple

The sanctuary (cella) of Bel Temple

The sanctuary (cella) of Bel Temple

Tourist camels, Palmyra

Tourist camels, Palmyra

Aerial view of Qalʿat Ibn Maʿn (castle) from the west

Aerial view of Qalʿat Ibn Maʿn (castle) from the west

Palmyra, exterior view of Qalʿat Ibn Maʿn (castle)

Palmyra, exterior view of Qalʿat Ibn Maʿn (castle)

A photo taken from the southern side towards Ibn Mʿan's castle

A photo taken from the southern side towards Ibn Mʿan’s castle

An aerial view of Ibn Maʿn's castle located on one of the highest mountains of Palmyra

An aerial view of Ibn Maʿn’s castle located on one of the highest mountains of Palmyra

General view of Baalshamin Temple from the east

General view of Baalshamin Temple from the east

Palmyra, Colonnaded axis and Qalʿat Ibn Mʿan in the back

Palmyra, Colonnaded axis and Qalʿat Ibn Mʿan in the back

A general view of the remnants of the ancient city of Palmyra towards the south eastern palm groves

A general view of the remnants of the ancient city of Palmyra towards the south eastern palm groves

Mountains around Palmyra (parts of Palmyra Chains)

Mountains around Palmyra (parts of Palmyra Chains)

General view of Palmyra city, Diocletian's Camp in foreground

General view of Palmyra city, Diocletian’s Camp in foreground

Baalshamin Temple (2nd c AD), view from north west

Baalshamin Temple (2nd c AD), view from north west

Baalshamin Temple, view from east

Baalshamin Temple, view from east

The cella of Bel Temple, 1st c. AD

The cella of Bel Temple, 1st c. AD

Capital of the corner column, portico of Bel Temple

Capital of the corner column, portico of Bel Temple

Courtyard from the northeast, portico - Temple of Bel

Courtyard from the northeast, portico – Temple of Bel

Capital of column, courtyard of Bel Temple

Capital of column, courtyard of Bel Temple

The northwest corner of the portico, Temple of Bel

The northwest corner of the portico, Temple of Bel

East and south side of the cella of Bel Temple

East and south side of the cella of Bel Temple

Monolith ceiling of the south Thalamos in the cella, Temple of Bel

Monolith ceiling of the south Thalamos in the cella, Temple of Bel

Capital of column, portico of Bel Temple

Capital of column, portico of Bel Temple

South wall of the central shrine (cella), Temple of Bel

South wall of the central shrine (cella), Temple of Bel