Raqqa - the excavations of the site "East of Raqqa" - Eastern Palace

Raqqa – the excavations of the site “East of Raqqa” – Eastern Palace

Remains of Resheph Temple, Ebla (Tall Mardikh)

Remains of Resheph Temple, Ebla (Tall Mardikh)

Terrace of Ishtar or Lions Terrace, Ebla (Tall Mardikh)

Terrace of Ishtar or Lions Terrace, Ebla (Tall Mardikh)

Stairs lead to the Ishtar Temple D? Ebla (Tall Mardikh)

Stairs lead to the Ishtar Temple D? Ebla (Tall Mardikh)

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, eastern Qaʿa, section north-south, view to east

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, eastern Qaʿa, section north-south, view to east

Khan Qurdbak, southern portico - Mamluk rank

Khan Qurdbak, southern portico – Mamluk rank

‘ataba ceiling in the main courtyard, north wing of the Qasr al-‘Azm in Damascus, today known as the "Bride´s Room"

‘ataba ceiling in the main courtyard, north wing of the Qasr al-‘Azm in Damascus, today known as the “Bride´s Room”

Abdelraouf Baydoun working with the craft of ‘Ajami in Qasr al-ʿAzm

Abdelraouf Baydoun working with the craft of ‘Ajami in Qasr al-ʿAzm

Qanawat, Relief on a rectangular basalt stone

Qanawat, Relief on a rectangular basalt stone

Qasr Ibn Wardan, the church

Qasr Ibn Wardan, the church

An entrance, Qasr al-Hayr al-Gharbi

An entrance, Qasr al-Hayr al-Gharbi

Remains of the gateway of the Umayyad complex at Qasr al-Hayr al-Gharbi

Remains of the gateway of the Umayyad complex at Qasr al-Hayr al-Gharbi

Bayt Mustafa Basha al-Husayni in Homs before and after the war

Bayt Mustafa Basha al-Husayni in Homs before and after the war

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, muqarnas squinches of the iwan dome

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, muqarnas squinches of the iwan dome

Bayt Junblat, southern iwan (the Great Iwan)

Bayt Junblat, southern iwan (the Great Iwan)

Khan Qurdbak, iwan with basement of neighbouring qaʿa

Khan Qurdbak, iwan with basement of neighbouring qaʿa

Khan Qurdbak, iwan, ground floor plan

Khan Qurdbak, iwan, ground floor plan

Khan Qurdbak, iwan, first floor plan

Khan Qurdbak, iwan, first floor plan

Khan Qurdbak, portico, facade of the northern portal and east-west cross-section

Khan Qurdbak, portico, facade of the northern portal and east-west cross-section

Khan Qurdbak, iwan, section east-west

Khan Qurdbak, iwan, section east-west

Bayt Junblat, section drawing of the northern iwan

Bayt Junblat, section drawing of the northern iwan

Bayt Junblat, section drawing of the southern iwan of the inner courtyard (juwwani)

Bayt Junblat, section drawing of the southern iwan of the inner courtyard (juwwani)

Bayt Junblat, ground plan

Bayt Junblat, ground plan

Bayt Junblat, southern iwan, section east-west

Bayt Junblat, southern iwan, section east-west

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, facade of the east section of the great hall

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, facade of the east section of the great hall

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, small iwan - detail view of archway

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, small iwan – detail view of archway

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, the great iwan dome

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, the great iwan dome

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, muqarnas squinches of the iwan dome

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, muqarnas squinches of the iwan dome

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, facade of the east section of the great hall

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, facade of the east section of the great hall

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, muqarnas squinches of the iwan dome

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, muqarnas squinches of the iwan dome