Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, detail of the prayer niche (mihrab)

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, detail of the prayer niche (mihrab)

Bayt Wakil, section drawing of the hall facade

Bayt Wakil, section drawing of the hall facade

Mari (Tall al-Hariri), The Archive Hall in the Palace of Zimri lim

Mari (Tall al-Hariri), The Archive Hall in the Palace of Zimri lim

Bayt Ghazala, courtyard and western facade - main hall's (qaʿa) facade

Bayt Ghazala, courtyard and western facade – main hall’s (qaʿa) facade

al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, northwest corner of the large hall

al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami, northwest corner of the large hall

Temporary storage of sorted stones, San Salvatore a Campi, Perugia, Italy

Fig.32-c_storage of sorted stones in a hall

Jamiʿ Aslan Dada, view of the courtyard and the hall iwan

Jamiʿ Aslan Dada, view of the courtyard and the hall iwan

Bayt Wakil, fountain of the reception hall

Bayt Wakil, fountain of the reception hall

Vaulted hall in the old city of Tartus

Vaulted hall in the old city of Tartus

Bayt Junblat, western facade of the women hall (Haramlik)

Bayt Junblat, western facade of the women hall (Haramlik)

Lintel of the entrance of a hall in the roman religious complex, Mnin

Lintel of the entrance of a hall in the roman religious complex, Mnin

Entrance of a hall in the religion complex of Mnin.

Entrance of a hall in the religion complex of Mnin.

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

Citadel of Aleppo, entrance of the Throne Hall

Citadel of Aleppo, entrance of the Throne Hall

Citadel of Aleppo, general view of the Throne Hall

Citadel of Aleppo, general view of the Throne Hall

Madrasat al-Firdaws, the southern hall

Madrasat al-Firdaws, the southern hall

Bayt Ghazala, ʿajami wall panels decorating the red hall (qaʿa)

Bayt Ghazala, ʿajami wall panels decorating the red hall (qaʿa)

Bayt Ghazala, ʿajami wall panels decorating the main hall (qaʿa)

Bayt Ghazala, ʿajami wall panels decorating the main hall (qaʿa)

Bayt Junblat, western facade of the women hall (Haramlik)

Bayt Junblat, western facade of the women hall (Haramlik)

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

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

Bayt Ghazala, ʿajami panels decorating the southern wing ceiling in the main hall (qaʿa)

Bayt Ghazala, ʿajami panels decorating the southern wing ceiling in the main hall (qaʿa)

At-Takiyya al-Ikhlasiyya (az-Zawiya ar-Rifaʿiyya), details of the hall facade situated on eastern side of the courtyard

At-Takiyya al-Ikhlasiyya (az-Zawiya ar-Rifaʿiyya), details of the hall facade situated on eastern side of the courtyard

A hall in the upper floor, Qasr al-ʿAzm (Palace)

A hall in the upper floor, Qasr al-ʿAzm (Palace)

The dome hall in the upper floor of Qasr al-ʿAzm (Palace)

The dome hall in the upper floor of Qasr al-ʿAzm (Palace)

Squinch of the dome in the hall of upper floor, Qasr al-ʿAzm

Squinch of the dome in the hall of upper floor, Qasr al-ʿAzm

View from the portico towards the entrance of dome hall, al-ʿAzm Palace

View from the portico towards the entrance of dome hall, al-ʿAzm Palace

Reception hall in al-ʿAzm Palace

Reception hall in al-ʿAzm Palace

The dome hall in the upper floor of Qasr al-ʿAzm (Palace)

The dome hall in the upper floor of Qasr al-ʿAzm (Palace)

Qasr al-ʿAzm, decorative niche in the dome hall

Qasr al-ʿAzm, decorative niche in the dome hall

Bayt Ghazala, courtyard and western facade - main hall's (qaʿa) facade

Bayt Ghazala, courtyard and western facade – main hall’s (qaʿa) facade