Al-Khusrawiyya, Friday Mosque, entrance portal

Al-Khusrawiyya, Friday Mosque, entrance portal

Sacrophagi decorated with sculptures of the dead

Sacrophagi decorated with sculptures of the dead

The façade of al-Hayr al-Gharbi Palace, National Museum of Damascus

The façade of al-Hayr al-Gharbi Palace, National Museum of Damascus

View to the proscenium and scaenae frons of Palmyra Theater

View to the proscenium and scaenae frons of Palmyra Theater

The upper part and keystones of the apse, Basilica of Qalb Lawza

The upper part and keystones of the apse, Basilica of Qalb Lawza

Afamiya, Architectural component with showing ionic elements

Afamiya, Architectural component with showing ionic elements

Salah ad-Din castle, the upper part of the mosque entrance, lobed arch with muqarnas

Salah ad-Din castle, the upper part of the mosque entrance, lobed arch with muqarnas

Bayt Junblat, southern iwan (the great iwan)

Bayt Junblat, southern iwan (the great iwan)

Maronite Cathedral, one of the cathedral pointed towers

Maronite Cathedral, one of the cathedral pointed towers

Maronite Cathedral, the nave

Maronite Cathedral, the nave

Maronite Cathedral, the altar

Maronite Cathedral, the altar

Maronite Cathedral, the sanctuary

Maronite Cathedral, the sanctuary

Hiraqla victory monument: reliefed fragments

Hiraqla victory monument: reliefed fragments

Raqqa - "East of Raqqa" site - Western Palace, finds

Raqqa – “East of Raqqa” site – Western Palace, finds

Monolith ceiling of the south thalamos in the cella, Temple of Bel

Monolith ceiling of the south thalamos in the cella, Temple of Bel

Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi, decorations at the top of tower gate

Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi, decorations at the top of tower gate

Jamiʿ al-Khayr, details from the main entrance

Jamiʿ al-Khayr, details from the main entrance

Waqf of Ibshir Mustafa Pasha, Coffeehouse, exterior facade

Waqf of Ibshir Mustafa Pasha, Coffeehouse, exterior facade

Temple of Bel, ceiling decorations

Temple of Bel, ceiling decorations

Engraving of Aglibol (god of the moon), Temple of Bel

Engraving of Aglibol (god of the moon), Temple of Bel

Engraving of a group of women, Temple of Bel

Engraving of a group of women, Temple of Bel

Capital of column, courtyard of Bel Temple

Capital of column, courtyard of Bel Temple

Relief showing an angel among fruits and pine cones, Temple of Baal

Relief showing an angel among fruits and pine cones, Temple of Baal

Monolith ceiling of the south Thalamos in the cella, Temple of Bel

Monolith ceiling of the south Thalamos in the cella, Temple of Bel

Coffehouse Aslan Dada (vanished)

Coffehouse Aslan Dada (vanished)

Archaeological finds from Raqqa, exhibited in the Damascus National Museum

Archaeological finds from Raqqa, exhibited in the Damascus National Museum

Archaeological finds from Raqqa, exhibited in the Damascus National Museum

Archaeological finds from Raqqa, exhibited in the Damascus National Museum

Archaeological finds from Raqqa, exhibited in the Damascus National Museum

Archaeological finds from Raqqa, exhibited in the Damascus National Museum

Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi, upper part of one of the towers, flanking the gate

Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi, upper part of one of the towers, flanking the gate

Raqqa, Tall Aswad, stucco

Raqqa, Tall Aswad, stucco