Raqqa - "East of Raqqa" site - Tall az-Zujaj - excavations

Raqqa – “East of Raqqa” site – Tall az-Zujaj – excavations

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

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

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

Archaeological finds from Raqqa, exhibited in the Damascus National Museum

Archaeological finds from Raqqa, exhibited in the Damascus National Museum

Bedouin girl with saddle bag, that was weaved by her mother

Bedouin girl with saddle bag, that was weaved by her mother

Camels and camel herder on way home after transporting cotton sacks in the fields of the Euphrates valley

Camels and camel herder on way home after transporting cotton sacks in the fields of the Euphrates valley

Archaeological finds from Raqqa, exhibited in the Damascus National Museum

Archaeological finds from Raqqa, exhibited in the Damascus National Museum

al-Husn Church, Remains of the basilica after its demolition and turning the site into an agricultural field

al-Husn Church, Remains of the basilica after its demolition and turning the site into an agricultural field

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

al-Husn Church, Remains of the basilica after its demolition and turning the site into an agricultural field

al-Husn Church, Remains of the basilica after its demolition and turning the site into an agricultural field

The village al-ʿAmarna, with the tall (left) and the Euphrates plain in the back

The village al-ʿAmarna, with the tall (left) and the Euphrates plain in the back

Raqqa countryside, Men in a traditional tent in Suwaydiyya Kabira village

Raqqa countryside, Men in a traditional tent in Suwaydiyya Kabira village

Raqqa countryside, a traditional wedding ceremony in Suwaydiyya Kabira village

Raqqa countryside, a traditional wedding ceremony in Suwaydiyya Kabira village

Raqqa countyside, shepherd with traditional woolen coat in the village Suwaydiyya Kabira

Raqqa countyside, shepherd with traditional woolen coat in the village Suwaydiyya Kabira

A side of Hiraqla victory monument, built by Harun ar-Rashid, near Raqqa

A side of Hiraqla victory monument, built by Harun ar-Rashid, near Raqqa

General view of Hiraqla victory monument, near Raqqa

General view of Hiraqla victory monument, near Raqqa

Raqqa, Aerial photo of Hiraqla vicotry monument

Raqqa, Aerial photo of Hiraqla vicotry monument

Archaeological finds from Raqqa, exhibited in the Damascus National Museum

Archaeological finds from Raqqa, exhibited in the Damascus National Museum

Tall Abyad, Historical watermil of ʿAyn al ʿArus

Tall Abyad, Historical watermil of ʿAyn al ʿArus

Near Tall Abyad, view of ʿAyn al-ʿArus lake

Near Tall Abyad, view of ʿAyn al-ʿArus lake

Reconstruction of Assyrian town Dur Katlimmu

Reconstruction of Assyrian town Dur Katlimmu

View from Tall Hamidiyya to the plain, Wadi Jaghjagh and fields

View from Tall Hamidiyya to the plain, Wadi Jaghjagh and fields