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Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, arcade and the prayer hall entrance

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, arcade and the prayer hall entrance

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

Citadel of Aleppo, plant ornament

Citadel of Aleppo, plant ornament

Jamiʿ al-ʿAdiliyya, prayer hall's entrance - muqarnas and inscription documenting the date of building accomplishment

Jamiʿ al-ʿAdiliyya, prayer hall’s entrance – muqarnas and inscription documenting the date of building accomplishment

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, prayer hall

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, prayer hall

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, zig-zag pattern

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, zig-zag pattern

Bayt Ghazala, courtyard - northern facade

Bayt Ghazala, courtyard – northern facade

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, view of the rectangular minarett above the main entrance

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, view of the rectangular minarett above the main entrance

Khan al-Wazir, northern facade and the internal facade of the khan's entrance

Khan al-Wazir, northern facade and the internal facade of the khan’s entrance

Khan al-Wazir, interior facade of the khan's entrance

Khan al-Wazir, interior facade of the khan’s entrance

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

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

Al-Khusrawiyya: Explosion crater where the mosque once stood, 2016

Al-Khusrawiyya: Explosion crater where the mosque once stood, 2016

A woman showing a woven saddle bag with embroidery

A woman showing a woven saddle bag with embroidery

Ajiqbash house, view of the courtyard, south-east corner

Ajiqbash house, view of the courtyard, south-east corner

Jamiʿ al-ʿAdiliyya, prayer hall's entrance

Jamiʿ al-ʿAdiliyya, prayer hall’s entrance

Explosion crater of al-Madrasa (and mosque) al-Khusrawiyya, Aleppo, Syria

Explosion crater of al-Madrasa (and mosque) al-Khusrawiyya, Aleppo, Syria

Bayt Ghazala, courtyard, southern facade - iwan

Bayt Ghazala, courtyard, southern facade – iwan

Bayt Ghazala, courtyard and western facade - the main hall facade

Bayt Ghazala, courtyard and western facade – the main hall facade

Bab al-Hadid, general view of the gate's tower with its machicolations and parapets

Bab al-Hadid, general view of the gate’s tower with its machicolations and parapets

Explosion crater of al-Madrasa (and mosque) al-Khusrawiyya, Aleppo, Syria

Explosion crater of al-Madrasa (and mosque) al-Khusrawiyya, Aleppo, Syria

Bab al-Hadid, general view of the gate's entrance from inside

Bab al-Hadid, general view of the gate’s entrance from inside

Jamiʿ al-ʿAdiliyya, decoration details in the double arcade

Jamiʿ al-ʿAdiliyya, decoration details in the double arcade

Village of ʿAyn al-Khadra, in the living room of the central hall house of a Kurdish family

Village of ʿAyn al-Khadra, in the living room of the central hall house of a Kurdish family

ʿAyn al-Khadra, residential house with a central hall plan of a Kurdish family in the Malkiyya-Region

ʿAyn al-Khadra, residential house with a central hall plan of a Kurdish family in the Malkiyya-Region

The water of Khabur is near Raʾs al-ʿAyn strongly sulphurous

The water of Khabur is near Raʾs al-ʿAyn strongly sulphurous

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

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

The Khabur river near Raʾs al-ʿAyn, a small cable ferry from empty barrels for crossing the river

The Khabur river near Raʾs al-ʿAyn, a small cable ferry from empty barrels for crossing the river

ʿAyn al-Khadra, Baby in a traditional wooden cradle

ʿAyn al-Khadra, Baby in a traditional wooden cradle

ʿAyn al-Khadra, in the farm yard behind the house with stables made of basalt stones

ʿAyn al-Khadra, in the farm yard behind the house with stables made of basalt stones