A group of columns, remains of the southern Roman baths in Busra

A group of columns, remains of the southern Roman baths in Busra

Remains of the western gate of the temple of Jupiter

Remains of the western gate of the temple of Jupiter

Baalshamin temple from the inside, 2nd c. AD

Baalshamin temple from the inside, 2nd c. AD

View into the courtyard of the Great Mosque of Hama

View into the courtyard of the Great Mosque of Hama

Bimaristan Arghun, westward view of main doorway

Bimaristan Arghun, westward view of main doorway

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

Inside the city wall, excavation work, Qatna

Inside the city wall, excavation work, Qatna

Remaining stones of ancient building on the Jabal Haramun (Mount Hermon)

Remaining stones of ancient building on the Jabal Haramun (Mount Hermon)

Gallery

Temple of Bel, 1st c. AD

Temple of Bel, 1st c. AD

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, detail of Corinthian capital

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, detail of Corinthian capital

ʿAyn Diwar, The Zengid bridge on the Tigris

ʿAyn Diwar, The Zengid bridge on the Tigris

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, Corinthian capital

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, Corinthian capital

Citadel of Aleppo, general view of the Throne Hall

Citadel of Aleppo, general view of the Throne Hall

Jamiʿ al-Utrush, prayer hall

Jamiʿ al-Utrush, prayer hall

Inside the city wall, excavation work, Qatna

Inside the city wall, excavation work, Qatna

Umayyad Mosque, the Mamluk Minaret of Qaytbay on the northwestern corner

Umayyad Mosque, the Mamluk Minaret of Qaytbay on the northwestern corner

Propylaea of Jupiter Temple, Damascus

Propylaea of Jupiter Temple, Damascus

Afamiya, Remains of the Great Colonnade

Afamiya, Remains of the Great Colonnade

Afamiya, twisted and fluted columns of the central section of the Great Colonnade

Afamiya, twisted and fluted columns of the central section of the Great Colonnade

Inside the city wall, excavation work, Qatna

Inside the city wall, excavation work, Qatna

Inside the city wall, excavation work, Qatna

Inside the city wall, excavation work, Qatna

Inside the city wall, excavation work, Qatna

Inside the city wall, excavation work, Qatna

Inside the city wall, excavation work, Qatna

Inside the city wall, excavation work, Qatna

Kharbaqa Dam: One of the dams that were built to limit seasonal flood waters in the Badiyya

Kharbaqa Dam: One of the dams that were built to limit seasonal flood waters in the Badiyya

Northwest corner of Mushannaf Temple with the artificial pool in the foreground

Northwest corner of Mushannaf Temple with the artificial pool in the foreground

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, detail of Corinthian capital

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, detail of Corinthian capital

Jamiʿ al-ʿAdiliyya, capital with muqarnas of a column in the double arcade

Jamiʿ al-ʿAdiliyya, capital with muqarnas of a column in the double arcade

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, columns and pillars

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, columns and pillars

The Great Colonnade towards the Monumental Arch

The Great Colonnade towards the Monumental Arch