A colorful marble niche in the mausoleum of az-Zahir Baybars

A colorful marble niche in the mausoleum of az-Zahir Baybars

Raqqa - excavations at the site "East Raqqa" - the northern complex

Raqqa – excavations at the site “East Raqqa” – the northern complex

Raqqa - "East of Raqqa" site - Tall Aswad, excavation in 1985

Raqqa – “East of Raqqa” site – Tall Aswad, excavation in 1985

Raqqa - "East of Raqqa" site - Tall Aswad, excavation in 1985

Raqqa – “East of Raqqa” site – Tall Aswad, excavation in 1985

Raqqa - "East of Raqqa" site - Tall Aswad, excavation in 1985

Raqqa – “East of Raqqa” site – Tall Aswad, excavation in 1985

Raqqa - "East of Raqqa" site - Tall Aswad, excavation in 1985

Raqqa – “East of Raqqa” site – Tall Aswad, excavation in 1985

Raqqa - "East of Raqqa" site - Tall Aswad, excavation in 1985

Raqqa – “East of Raqqa” site – Tall Aswad, excavation in 1985

Raqqa - "East of Raqqa" site - Tall Aswad, excavation in 1985

Raqqa – “East of Raqqa” site – Tall Aswad, excavation in 1985

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Raqqa - Madinat ar-Rafiqa wall - one of the wall tower

Raqqa – Madinat ar-Rafiqa wall – one of the wall tower

Raqqa - Jar discovered at the site "East Raqqa" - the northern complex

Raqqa – Jar discovered at the site “East Raqqa” – the northern complex

Marble head of Roman Emperor Marcus Julius Philippus  (Philipp the Arab), Shahba museum

Marble head of Roman Emperor Marcus Julius Philippus (Philipp the Arab), Shahba museum

Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat, courtyard with northern Iwan

Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat, courtyard with northern Iwan

The city of Raqqa - remains of the southern arcade of al-Jamiʿ al-ʿAtiq

The city of Raqqa – remains of the southern arcade of al-Jamiʿ al-ʿAtiq

A view of the main facade, the Convent of Our Lady of Saydnaya

A view of the main facade, the Convent of Our Lady of Saydnaya

Raqqa - "East of Raqqa" site - Western Palace - excavations

Raqqa – “East of Raqqa” site – Western Palace – excavations

Raqqa - "East of Raqqa" site - Western Palace

Raqqa – “East of Raqqa” site – Western Palace

Raqqa - "East of Raqqa" site - Tall Aswad, excavation in 1985

Raqqa – “East of Raqqa” site – Tall Aswad, excavation in 1985

Raqqa, "East of Raqqa" site - Western Palace, vegetable stucco ornaments

Raqqa, “East of Raqqa” site – Western Palace, vegetable stucco ornaments

Raqqa - "East of Raqqa" site - Tall Aswad - finds

Raqqa – “East of Raqqa” site – Tall Aswad – finds

Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat

Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat

Raqqa - "East of Raqqa" site - Western Palace

Raqqa – “East of Raqqa” site – Western Palace

Raqqa - "East of Raqqa" site - Tall Aswad, excavation in 1985

Raqqa – “East of Raqqa” site – Tall Aswad, excavation in 1985

Remains of the Umayyad Qasr al-Hayr al-Gharbi

Remains of the Umayyad Qasr al-Hayr al-Gharbi

An arch topped a niche in the mausoleum of az-Zahir Baybars

An arch topped a niche in the mausoleum of az-Zahir Baybars

Mosaic in the mausoleum of az-Zahir Baybars

Mosaic in the mausoleum of az-Zahir Baybars

Mosaic in the mausoleum of az-Zahir Baybars

Mosaic in the mausoleum of az-Zahir Baybars

Raqqa - finds discovered in the site "East of Raqqa", the Eastern Complex

Raqqa – finds discovered in the site “East of Raqqa”, the Eastern Complex

Mosaics covering the tympanum of az-Zahir Baybars Mausoleum

Mosaics covering the tympanum of az-Zahir Baybars Mausoleum

Busra, The cold section (Barrani) of Hammam Manjak

Busra, The cold section (Barrani) of Hammam Manjak