Damascus, Glass Blowing Workshop near Bab Sharqi

Damascus, Glass Blowing Workshop near Bab Sharqi

Suq al-Buzuriyya: shops with candied fruit, sugar-coated nuts and other sweets

Suq al-Buzuriyya: shops with candied fruit, sugar-coated nuts and other sweets

Weekly market in Maskana, where the farmers of the region sell their fruit and vegetables

Weekly market in Maskana, where the farmers of the region sell their fruit and vegetables

Weekly market in Maskana, at the end of a sales day

Weekly market in Maskana, at the end of a sales day

In the tent of a semi-nomadic family from the Maskana region, with storage bags in the background.

In the tent of a semi-nomadic family from the Maskana region, with storage bags in the background.

Adult son of the semi-nomadic family in their tent from the Maskana region

Adult son of the semi-nomadic family in their tent from the Maskana region

In Suq al-Buzuriyya with its many small spices and remedy shops

In Suq al-Buzuriyya with its many small spices and remedy shops

The Straight Street with Roman Arch and Minaret Al-'Umari

The Straight Street with Roman Arch and Minaret Al-‘Umari

View of the old town from Maʿlula with its traditionally light blue painted facades

View of the old town from Maʿlula with its traditionally light blue painted facades

Rural life in Qalamun mountains (Antilibanon): peasants returning home from grape harvest

Rural life in Qalamun mountains (Antilibanon): peasants returning home from grape harvest

Preparing dinner in the courtyard of a mud brick house in the outskirts of Raqqa

Preparing dinner in the courtyard of a mud brick house in the outskirts of Raqqa

Hinterland of Yabrud in the early sixties: Ploughing with wooden plough, pulled by two horses

Hinterland of Yabrud in the early sixties: Ploughing with wooden plough, pulled by two horses

In the living compartment of the semi-nomadic family's tent (from Maskana region)

In the living compartment of the semi-nomadic family’s tent (from Maskana region)

Living space in the tent of semi-nomadic family from the Maskana region

Living space in the tent of semi-nomadic family from the Maskana region

Zayzun waterfalls of a tributary into Yarmuk river (border Syria/Jordan)

Zayzun waterfalls of a tributary into Yarmuk river (border Syria/Jordan)

Jurn Kabir, Girls from Habuba Kabira are preparing the lime milk from local chalk

Jurn Kabir, Girls from Habuba Kabira are preparing the lime milk from local chalk

In the sleeping compartment of the tent of a semi-nomadic family from Maskana-region

In the sleeping compartment of the tent of a semi-nomadic family from Maskana-region

An old photo of Bedouins in Jabal ʿAbd al-ʿAziz

An old photo of Bedouins in Jabal ʿAbd al-ʿAziz

A street scene in one of the suqs of Dayr az-Zawr

A street scene in one of the suqs of Dayr az-Zawr

A shepherd with his herd and tourists

A shepherd with his herd and tourists

Preparation of mud for construction in one of Raqqa villages

Preparation of mud for construction in one of Raqqa villages

Gallery

Rubble management by volunteers, cleaning and securing of remains in al-ʿAdiliyya mosque, Aleppo

Fig.38_Volunteers during cleaning and securing of remains

Tall Shaykh Hamad (Dur Katlimmu) - Excavations

Tall Shaykh Hamad (Dur Katlimmu) – Excavations

Tall Shaykh Hamad (Dur Katlimmu) - Excavations

Tall Shaykh Hamad (Dur Katlimmu) – Excavations

Burj Alaʾ, southern facade from the inside with the arrow slit

Burj Alaʾ, southern facade from the inside with the arrow slit

Traditional dress for men in the villages of at-Tabqa

Traditional dress for men in the villages of at-Tabqa

Sahl Hawran (Hawran Plain), The traditional operation of threshing wheat

Sahl Hawran (Hawran Plain), The traditional operation of threshing wheat

Busra, Hammam Manjak, Islamic Museum

Busra, Hammam Manjak, Islamic Museum

A photo of villagers in front of traditional building under construction, Raqqa

A photo of villagers in front of traditional building under construction, Raqqa