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

Shaykh Shibli shrine - al-Tar mountain, south -east of al-Mayadeen

Shaykh Shibli shrine – al-Tar mountain, south -east of al-Mayadeen

Raqqa, "East of Raqqa" site - Western Palace, vegetable stucco ornaments

Raqqa, “East of Raqqa” site – Western Palace, vegetable stucco ornaments

Raqqa, "East of Raqqa" site - Western Palace, vegetable stucco ornaments

Raqqa, “East of Raqqa” site – Western Palace, vegetable stucco ornaments

Raqqa, "East of Raqqa" site - Western Palace, vegetable stucco ornaments

Raqqa, “East of Raqqa” site – Western Palace, vegetable stucco ornaments

Corinthian capital in the great mosque (al-Jamiʿ al-Kabir), Maʿarrat an-Nuʿman

Corinthian capital in the great mosque (al-Jamiʿ al-Kabir), Maʿarrat an-Nuʿman

Roman capital in the great mosque (al-Jamiʿ al-Kabir), Maʿarrat an-Nuʿman

Roman capital in the great mosque (al-Jamiʿ al-Kabir), Maʿarrat an-Nuʿman

At the upper reach of the Khabur near Raʾs al-ʿAyn

At the upper reach of the Khabur near Raʾs al-ʿAyn

Jamiʿ Aslan Dada, interior view of the hall dome

Jamiʿ Aslan Dada, interior view of the hall dome

Khan al-Jumruk, detail of exterior facade of the khan's entrance

Khan al-Jumruk, detail of exterior facade of the khan’s entrance

Aleppo: Khan al-Wazir, 17th C., interior facade

Aleppo: Khan al-Wazir, 17th C., interior facade

Khan al-Wazir, main entrance and the sabil

Khan al-Wazir, main entrance and the sabil

Burj Alaʾ, general view of the tower

Burj Alaʾ, general view of the tower

Khan al-Wazir, decoration and windows on top of the internal facade of the khan's entrance

Khan al-Wazir, decoration and windows on top of the internal facade of the khan’s entrance

Al-Madrasa al-Muqaddamiyya, a groin vault in the entrance

Al-Madrasa al-Muqaddamiyya, a groin vault in the entrance

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, upper part of the entrance - a cornice with floral motifs and a Qur'anic text in Kufic script

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, upper part of the entrance – a cornice with floral motifs and a Qur’anic text in Kufic script

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, west facade - a cornice with floral motifs and a Qur'anic text in Kufic script

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, west facade – a cornice with floral motifs and a Qur’anic text in Kufic script

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

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

Jamiʿ al-ʿAdiliyya, prayer hall's entrance - muqarnas details

Jamiʿ al-ʿAdiliyya, prayer hall’s entrance – muqarnas details

at-Tabqa, Jaʿbar Castle, polygonal tower.

at-Tabqa, Jaʿbar Castle, polygonal tower.

at-Tabqa, Jaʿbar Castle, Towers of western walls

at-Tabqa, Jaʿbar Castle, Towers of western walls

at-Tabqa, Jaʿbar Castle, Towers of western walls

at-Tabqa, Jaʿbar Castle, Towers of western walls

At-Tabqa, Jaʿbar Castle, Entrance of a bastion with loopholes

At-Tabqa, Jaʿbar Castle, Entrance of a bastion with loopholes

At-Tabqa , Jaʿbar Castle, Bastion with loopholes.

At-Tabqa , Jaʿbar Castle, Bastion with loopholes.

At-Tabqa , Minaret of the Mosque at Jaʿbar Castle.

At-Tabqa , Minaret of the Mosque at Jaʿbar Castle.

The suspension bridge over the Euphrates in Dayr az-Zawr

The suspension bridge over the Euphrates in Dayr az-Zawr

View on the Euphrates river from Dura Europos

View on the Euphrates river from Dura Europos

View on the Euphrates river from Dura Europos

View on the Euphrates river from Dura Europos

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