Nahiyat Tall Tamir, Entrance corridor in front of the collapsed cupola house

Nahiyat Tall Tamir, Entrance corridor in front of the collapsed cupola house

Nahiyat Tall Tamir, The domes of the houses built in the 1930s were often flattened later.

Nahiyat Tall Tamir, The domes of the houses built in the 1930s were often flattened later.

Nahiyat Tall Tamir, The flattened dome roofs have just received new plastering.

Nahiyat Tall Tamir, The flattened dome roofs have just received new plastering.

Nahiyat Tall Tamir, Baking flat breads on the tannur wall (tannur deepened in the ground)

Nahiyat Tall Tamir, Baking flat breads on the tannur wall (tannur deepened in the ground)

Nahiyat Tall Tamir, Woman builds a silo for her supplies during the winter

Nahiyat Tall Tamir, Woman builds a silo for her supplies during the winter

Near Tall Tamir, an Assyrian village, courtyard of a house with two later flattened domes of the original building

Near Tall Tamir, an Assyrian village, courtyard of a house with two later flattened domes of the original building

Palmyra, Remains of Allat Temple- Camp of Diocletian

Palmyra, Remains of Allat Temple- Camp of Diocletian

Salt flats for salt production west of Jabal Jabisa (Jabisa mountain)

Salt flats for salt production west of Jabal Jabisa (Jabisa mountain)

Palmyra, Remains of Allat Temple- Camp of Diocletian

Palmyra, Remains of Allat Temple- Camp of Diocletian

Ras Shamra, Remains of the Ugarit kingdom

Ras Shamra, Remains of the Ugarit kingdom

Zayzun waterfalls of a tributary to Yarmuk river, which is there the border between Syria and Jordan

Zayzun waterfalls of a tributary to Yarmuk river, which is there the border between Syria and Jordan

Zayzun tributary to Yarmuk river: Women washing wool as preparation for matresses as dowry

Zayzun tributary to Yarmuk river: Women washing wool as preparation for matresses as dowry

Zayzun waterfalls of a tributary into Yarmuk river (border Syria/Jordan)

Zayzun waterfalls of a tributary into Yarmuk river (border Syria/Jordan)

Palmyra, Sarcophagus, Camp of Diocletian

Palmyra, Sarcophagus, Camp of Diocletian

Noria (water wheel) with aqueduct in ar-Rastan in 1930

Noria (water wheel) with aqueduct in ar-Rastan in 1930

A small noria (water wheel) on the Orontes river

A small noria (water wheel) on the Orontes river

Noria (waterwheel) in Hama

Noria (waterwheel) in Hama

A view of an-Nuri mosque and the Kilaniyya norias (water wheels), Hama

A view of an-Nuri mosque and the Kilaniyya norias (water wheels), Hama

Upper part of the western facade, Maʿbad ad-Dumayr (Temple)

Upper part of the western facade, Maʿbad ad-Dumayr (Temple)

Palmyra, Grave in Diocletian's Camp

Palmyra, Grave in Diocletian’s Camp

Near Tall Tamir, In a tannur deepened in the ground the flat breads are baked

Near Tall Tamir, In a tannur deepened in the ground the flat breads are baked

Palmyra, View of the remains of Diocletian's Camp

Palmyra, View of the remains of Diocletian’s Camp

Nahiyat Tall Tamir, Today empty domed houses in an Assyrian village seen from the street side

Nahiyat Tall Tamir, Today empty domed houses in an Assyrian village seen from the street side

Roman bridge in at-Tayyiba over the course of the Wadi az-Zaydi

Roman bridge in at-Tayyiba over the course of the Wadi az-Zaydi

Qasr Ibn Wardan, the church

Qasr Ibn Wardan, the church

Busra, View into the Cathedral, 6th C.

Busra, View into the Cathedral, 6th C.

Busra, View into the Cathedral, 6th C.

Busra, View into the Cathedral, 6th C.

Al-Kilaniyya neighborhood in Hama

Al-Kilaniyya neighborhood in Hama

Dome under maintenance in the village of Shaykh Hilal

Dome under maintenance in the village of Shaykh Hilal

Church of the monk Buhayra, Busra

Church of the monk Buhayra, Busra