Ceiling and Reverse side of the ceiling of Bayt Ḫazīna-Kātibī / Niẓām with ‘Ajami decoration

Ceiling and Reverse side of the ceiling of Bayt Ḫazīna-Kātibī / Niẓām with ‘Ajami decoration

Al-Khusrawiyya, Friday Mosque, entrance portal

Al-Khusrawiyya, Friday Mosque, entrance portal

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, detail of Corinthian capital

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, detail of Corinthian capital

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, detail of Corinthian capital

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, detail of Corinthian capital

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, wooden prayer niche in the iwan

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, wooden prayer niche in the iwan

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, entrance of the prayer hall

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, entrance of the prayer hall

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, courtyard and basin

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, courtyard and basin

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, Corinthian capital

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, Corinthian capital

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, columns and pillars

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, columns and pillars

Jamiʿ al-ʿAdiliyya, the prayer niche (mihrab)

Jamiʿ al-ʿAdiliyya, the prayer niche (mihrab)

Bimaristan an-Nuri, frame of the entrance door

Bimaristan an-Nuri, frame of the entrance door

Citadel of Aleppo, Temple of the Storm God Hadad - Detail on platform wall

Citadel of Aleppo, Temple of the Storm God Hadad – Detail on platform wall

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, marble prayer niche

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, marble prayer niche

Citadel of Aleppo, Temple of the Weather God, early 1st millennium BC

Citadel of Aleppo, Temple of the Weather God, early 1st millennium BC

Citadel od Aleppo, Temple of the Storm God Hadad - Detail on platform wall

Citadel od Aleppo, Temple of the Storm God Hadad – Detail on platform wall

Jamiʿ at-Tawashi, east facade - one of the two columns which frame a window

Jamiʿ at-Tawashi, east facade – one of the two columns which frame a window

Jamiʿ at-Tawashi, eastern facade - window within a rectangular niche decorated with muqarnas

Jamiʿ at-Tawashi, eastern facade – window within a rectangular niche decorated with muqarnas

Monastery of St Simeon, baptismal font

Monastery of St Simeon, baptismal font

Monastery of St Simeon Stylites, Corinthian capital

Monastery of St Simeon Stylites, Corinthian capital

A decorated inscription in Masayaf Castle

A decorated inscription in Masayaf Castle

Stone sarcophagi in the pyramidal mausoleum A, al-Bara

Stone sarcophagi in the pyramidal mausoleum A, al-Bara

Jamiʿ at-Tawashi, eastern facade

Jamiʿ at-Tawashi, eastern facade

Stone sarcophagi in the pyramidal mausoleum A, al-Bara

Stone sarcophagi in the pyramidal mausoleum A, al-Bara

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 - Western Palace - vegetable stucco ornaments

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

Corinthian capital in the great mosque (al-Jamiʿ al-Kabir), Maʿarrat an-Nuʿman

Corinthian capital in the great mosque (al-Jamiʿ al-Kabir), Maʿarrat an-Nuʿman

Roman capital in the great mosque (al-Jamiʿ al-Kabir), Maʿarrat an-Nuʿman

Roman capital in the great mosque (al-Jamiʿ al-Kabir), Maʿarrat an-Nuʿman

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

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

Raqqa, Remains of Qasr al-Banat

Raqqa, Remains of Qasr al-Banat

Fresco from Dura Europos, 3rd c. National Museum, Damascus

Fresco from Dura Europos, 3rd c. National Museum, Damascus