On the Genocide Memorial Day: at a stop on the pilgrimage, Armenian priests throw wreaths into the Euphrates to commemorate the victims of the genocide of 1915-17 who died in this very river

On the Genocide Memorial Day: at a stop on the pilgrimage, Armenian priests throw wreaths into the Euphrates to commemorate the victims of the genocide of 1915-17 who died in this very river

In the Syrian desert: the separation of the living and the storage compartment in a bedouin tent with the help of a stick mat (arab. zarb)

In the Syrian desert: the separation of the living and the storage compartment in a bedouin tent with the help of a stick mat (arab. zarb)

Great Mosque, top of the minaret

Great Mosque, top of the minaret

Aleppo Great Mosque, minaret, foundation inscriptions on the base

Aleppo Great Mosque, minaret, foundation inscriptions on the base

Great Mosque, Minaret

Great Mosque, Minaret

In al-Hayat/Balikh valley, procedure of calcination of gypsum (2nd step): the fuel was lit

In al-Hayat/Balikh valley, procedure of calcination of gypsum (2nd step): the fuel was lit

Stories

In the living compartment of the tent, which is embroidered in patchwork technique (the same tent is on photo #2850 and #2853.)

In the living compartment of the tent, which is embroidered in patchwork technique (the same tent is on photo #2850 and #2853.)

Agriculture in the Syrian Jazira

Agriculture in the Syrian Jazira

North-East Syria, Kurdish wedding celebration

North-East Syria, Kurdish wedding celebration

Al-Khabur region, a potter in the workshop, probably in al-Busayri

Al-Khabur region, a potter in the workshop, probably in al-Busayri

Pottery manufacturing in the Khabur region, probably in al-Busayri

Pottery manufacturing in the Khabur region, probably in al-Busayri

In al-Hayat/Balikh valley: procedure of calcination of gypsum is finished and packed into sacks (3rd step): the natural gypsum stone was burned to produce gypsum as building material

In al-Hayat/Balikh valley: procedure of calcination of gypsum is finished and packed into sacks (3rd step): the natural gypsum stone was burned to produce gypsum as building material

In al-Hayat/Balikh valley, procedure for calcination of gypsum (1st step), fuel is placed on a natural gypsum layer

In al-Hayat/Balikh valley, procedure for calcination of gypsum (1st step), fuel is placed on a natural gypsum layer

Village alley in the Balikh region with calf and goats

Village alley in the Balikh region with calf and goats

A modern residential neighborhood in Aleppo

A modern residential neighborhood in Aleppo

In the tent of a Bedouin family with the living area in the foreground and behind the partition the storage area of all goods

In the tent of a Bedouin family with the living area in the foreground and behind the partition the storage area of all goods

Details of tent-construction, fastening of the side ropes of the Bedouin tent

Details of tent-construction, fastening of the side ropes of the Bedouin tent

A little boy from a resettlement village is drawing water from a tap embedded in the ground

A little boy from a resettlement village is drawing water from a tap embedded in the ground

Mohamad Al Roumi_14

Mohamad Al Roumi_14

Map of al-Jazira (Mesopotamia)

Map of al-Jazira (Mesopotamia)

When milking a flock of sheep in the Syrian Jazira

When milking a flock of sheep in the Syrian Jazira

Great Mosque, Minaret

Great Mosque, Minaret

Rakhla: The City of Wine and Poetry in the Memory of its daughters

View of the Orontes valley at low water

View of the Orontes valley at low water

Gallery

Al-Asad artificial lake, view to the Tabqa dam

Al-Asad artificial lake, view to the Tabqa dam

North-East Syria: Weaving in a tent

North-East Syria: Weaving in a tent

Topographical map collection "UAR North (Syrian) region, district El Furāt" of 1960

Topographical map collection “UAR North (Syrian) region, district El Furāt” of 1960

The village of al-Qirata on the northern slope of the Sajur valley, old lime-washed houses visible.

The village of al-Qirata on the northern slope of the Sajur valley, old lime-washed houses visible.