Remains of the Praetorium from east, Balis (Barbalassos)

Remains of the Praetorium from east, Balis (Barbalassos)

Raʾs al-ʿAyn, Piles of wheat before its package in bags

Raʾs al-ʿAyn, Piles of wheat before its package in bags

The traditional way of filling and weighing the wool, Raʾs al-ʿAyn

The traditional way of filling and weighing the wool, Raʾs al-ʿAyn

Yabrud: Outer wall of the Greek Orthodox church "Konstantin and Helena", which once belonged to a temple

Yabrud: Outer wall of the Greek Orthodox church “Konstantin and Helena”, which once belonged to a temple

Archaeological excavation at Balis

Archaeological excavation at Balis

Remains of the Praetorium from east, Balis (Barbalassos)

Remains of the Praetorium from east, Balis (Barbalassos)

General view of Balis on the Euphrates river

General view of Balis on the Euphrates river

Raʾs al-ʿAyn, view from the garden to the late Ottoman house, situated on a slope

Raʾs al-ʿAyn, view from the garden to the late Ottoman house, situated on a slope

Remains of the Praetorium, Balis (Barbalassos)

Remains of the Praetorium, Balis (Barbalassos)

Bayt Ghazala, the iwan

Bayt Ghazala, the iwan

Bayt Ghazala, courtyard and western facade - main hall's (qaʿa) facade

Bayt Ghazala, courtyard and western facade – main hall’s (qaʿa) facade

Khan al-Jumruk, main door

Khan al-Jumruk, main door

Bayt Ajiqbash, view of the courtyard interior

Bayt Ajiqbash, view of the courtyard interior

Bayt Ajiqbash, view of the courtyard interior

Bayt Ajiqbash, view of the courtyard interior

Salkhad, Archaeological remains in a vineyard

Salkhad, Archaeological remains in a vineyard

Theater, view to proscenium and scenae frons

Theater, view to proscenium and scenae frons

Palmyra Theater, view to proscenium and scaenae frons, 2nd c. AD

Palmyra Theater, view to proscenium and scaenae frons, 2nd c. AD

Palmyra Theater, central part (valva regia) of scaenae frons

Palmyra Theater, central part (valva regia) of scaenae frons

View from east to the cella of Bel Temple

View from east to the cella of Bel Temple

Palmyra, Palm grove, view at Bel Temple

Palmyra, Palm grove, view at Bel Temple

Palmyra, Baal Temple - Temenos wall with propylaeum and view towards the oasis

Palmyra, Baal Temple – Temenos wall with propylaeum and view towards the oasis

Peasants returning home from work in their palm grove passing by Bel temple

Peasants returning home from work in their palm grove passing by Bel temple

Aerial photograph of the Bel Temple and old village houses in front of the temple

Aerial photograph of the Bel Temple and old village houses in front of the temple

East and south side of the cella of Bel Temple

East and south side of the cella of Bel Temple

View from the palm groves to the south-eastern corner of Bel Temple

View from the palm groves to the south-eastern corner of Bel Temple

Qalʿat al-Mudiq seen from the ruins of Afamiya

Qalʿat al-Mudiq seen from the ruins of Afamiya

Palmyra, the cella of Bel Temple

Palmyra, the cella of Bel Temple

A view into the main road of Raʾs al-ʿAyn

A view into the main road of Raʾs al-ʿAyn

Afamiya, the Ottoman Khan below Qalʿat al-Mudiq (al-Madiq castle)

Afamiya, the Ottoman Khan below Qalʿat al-Mudiq (al-Madiq castle)

Ruins of Diocletian Camp

Ruins of Diocletian Camp