ʿAyn al-ʿArus, Interior of a village mud bricks house, armenian owners

ʿAyn al-ʿArus, Interior of a village mud bricks house, armenian owners

On the western shore of Jabbul salt lake, triangle door of a kitchen as a domed room

On the western shore of Jabbul salt lake, triangle door of a kitchen as a domed room

Near Safira, upper opening in a dome , used to fill in straw or chaff

Near Safira, upper opening in a dome , used to fill in straw or chaff

Village on western shore of Jabbul-Lake, dome houses with stone inlay on the top

Village on western shore of Jabbul-Lake, dome houses with stone inlay on the top

Tall Aswad near Raqqa, view to an outbuilding of a farmstead

Tall Aswad near Raqqa, view to an outbuilding of a farmstead

View into a room in Palace G, Ebla (Tall Mardikh)

View into a room in Palace G, Ebla (Tall Mardikh)

Ruin of a double room house in the village Qalʿat Najm

Ruin of a double room house in the village Qalʿat Najm

Stone coffins in the southern Palace, Ebla (Tall Mardikh)

Stone coffins in the southern Palace, Ebla (Tall Mardikh)

A part from the ruins of Ebla (Tall Mardikh)

A part from the ruins of Ebla (Tall Mardikh)

A side of architectural remains in Tall Mardikh (Ebla)

A side of architectural remains in Tall Mardikh (Ebla)

In a small village on the Khabur: foreign visitors are welcomed

In a small village on the Khabur: foreign visitors are welcomed

ʿAyn al-ʿArus, view into the ceiling of a village mud bricks house, armenian owners

ʿAyn al-ʿArus, view into the ceiling of a village mud bricks house, armenian owners

The northern entrance of the historical city of Dura Europos (Qalʿat as-Salihiyya), end of 4th century BC

The northern entrance of the historical city of Dura Europos (Qalʿat as-Salihiyya), end of 4th century BC

Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat, courtyard with southern Iwan

Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat, courtyard with southern Iwan

Jurn Kabir, a rural house, where each room has its own door opening on the courtyard

Jurn Kabir, a rural house, where each room has its own door opening on the courtyard

Jurn Kabir, construction of a room from quarry stones with clay mortar

Jurn Kabir, construction of a room from quarry stones with clay mortar

A small pathway in the Ghuta of Damascus

A small pathway in the Ghuta of Damascus

Domed house in the village of Shaykh Hilal

Domed house in the village of Shaykh Hilal

Ghuta of Damascus, an alley in one of the villages

Ghuta of Damascus, an alley in one of the villages

Jamiʿ al-ʿAdiliyya, faience tiles decoration above a window

Jamiʿ al-ʿAdiliyya, faience tiles decoration above a window

Jamiʿ al-ʿAdiliyya, prayer hall - one of the windows on the northern facade

Jamiʿ al-ʿAdiliyya, prayer hall – one of the windows on the northern facade

Deserted houses in Jabal al-Hus south of Aleppo

Deserted houses in Jabal al-Hus south of Aleppo

A view of Royal Palace G, Tall Mardikh (Ebla)

A view of Royal Palace G, Tall Mardikh (Ebla)

Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat, courtyard with southern Iwan

Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat, courtyard with southern Iwan

The dome house in Taanayel: building the dome

The dome house in Taanayel: building the dome

Raqqa, Western Palace, aerial view of excavation site

Raqqa, Western Palace, aerial view of excavation site

A group of domed houses in the village of Shaykh Hilal

A group of domed houses in the village of Shaykh Hilal

A courtyard of a domed house in the village of Shaykh Hilal

A courtyard of a domed house in the village of Shaykh Hilal

A side of excavated building in Tall Mardikh (Ebla)

A side of excavated building in Tall Mardikh (Ebla)

A staircase was leading up to upper floor at Royal Palace G, Ebla (Tall Mardikh)

A staircase was leading up to upper floor at Royal Palace G, Ebla (Tall Mardikh)