Raqqa, Northeast Complex

Raqqa, Northeast Complex

View of the Euphrates River, Raqqa

View of the Euphrates River, Raqqa

Preparation of mud for construction in one of Raqqa villages

Preparation of mud for construction in one of Raqqa villages

Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat, clay decorations

Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat, clay decorations

Raqqa, the inner façade of Baghdad Gate (Bab Baghdad)

Raqqa, the inner façade of Baghdad Gate (Bab Baghdad)

Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat, decorative niches on the wall of a room

Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat, decorative niches on the wall of a room

Church of the Armenians in ar-Raqqa

Church of the Armenians in ar-Raqqa

Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat, clay decorations

Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat, clay decorations

Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat, clay decoration

Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat, clay decoration

ar-Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat, the northern iwan

ar-Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat, the northern iwan

Preparation of mud for construction in one of Raqqa villages

Preparation of mud for construction in one of Raqqa villages

Raqqa, a side of Qasr al-Banat

Raqqa, a side of Qasr al-Banat

Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat, courtyard with southern Iwan

Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat, courtyard with southern Iwan

Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat, Northern Iwan

Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat, Northern Iwan

Raqqa, Baghdad Gate, Façade decorations: three-lobed niches and arched frames resting on colonnette

Raqqa, Baghdad Gate, Façade decorations: three-lobed niches and arched frames resting on colonnette

Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat, courtyard with northern Iwan

Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat, courtyard with northern Iwan

Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat, courtyard with northern Iwan

Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat, courtyard with northern Iwan

Raqqa, Baghdad Gate (Bab) as seen from outside the fence

Raqqa, Baghdad Gate (Bab) as seen from outside the fence

Raqqa, A side from al-Banat Palace

Raqqa, A side from al-Banat Palace

Raqqa, The decorated outer facade of Baghdad Gate

Raqqa, The decorated outer facade of Baghdad Gate

Minaret and exterior wall of the Great Mosque of ar-Raqqa/ar-Rafiqa, 8th/12th c.

Minaret and exterior wall of the Great Mosque of ar-Raqqa/ar-Rafiqa, 8th/12th c.

Raqqa, al-Jamiʿ al-ʿAtiq, Remains of the southern arcade from the inside

Raqqa, al-Jamiʿ al-ʿAtiq, Remains of the southern arcade from the inside

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

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

The minaret of Great Mosque of ar-Raqqa/ar-Rafiqa, 8th/12th c.

The minaret of Great Mosque of ar-Raqqa/ar-Rafiqa, 8th/12th c.

The inner façade of Baghdad Gate, Raqqa

The inner façade of Baghdad Gate, Raqqa

Raqqa, Baghdad Gate, geometric decorations in the niche, built with bricks

Raqqa, Baghdad Gate, geometric decorations in the niche, built with bricks

A woman putting mud in molds to form bricks in a village in Raqqa

A woman putting mud in molds to form bricks in a village in Raqqa

A photo of villagers at the entrance of traditional building under construction, Raqqa

A photo of villagers at the entrance of traditional building under construction, Raqqa

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

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

Raqqa, Grand Abbasid Mosque - Plan

Raqqa, Grand Abbasid Mosque – Plan