Rural life in Qalamun mountains (Antilibanon): peasants returning home from grape harvest

Rural life in Qalamun mountains (Antilibanon): peasants returning home from grape harvest

Aramaic Language – Jab’adin in Munira’s Memory

Habuba Kabira, view into a plastered cantilever dome with openings and decorative layer

Habuba Kabira, view into a plastered cantilever dome with openings and decorative layer

Rakhla: The City of Wine and Poetry in the Memory of its daughters

Jurn Kabir, construction of a room from quarry stones with clay mortar

Jurn Kabir, construction of a room from quarry stones with clay mortar

Rural life in Qalamun mountains

Rural life in Qalamun mountains

Habuba Kabira, shell of a dome house made of clay bricks

Habuba Kabira, shell of a dome house made of clay bricks

Daily scene in front of some shops in Raqqa

Daily scene in front of some shops in Raqqa

A woman with her children and a spindle in her left hand

A woman with her children and a spindle in her left hand

Habuba Kabira, screening of barley as seed by the grandmother

Habuba Kabira, screening of barley as seed by the grandmother

Herd of sheep in a grove of trees in the Ghouta

Herd of sheep in a grove of trees in the Ghouta

Cows in a field in the Ghouta of Damascus

Cows in a field in the Ghouta of Damascus

Yabrud: Streetlife with shops and residential houses, townspeople and peasants

Yabrud: Streetlife with shops and residential houses, townspeople and peasants

Kirkbiza in the Dead Cities: A farmer ploughing his field with a metal plough, pulled by a mule and an ox.

Kirkbiza in the Dead Cities: A farmer ploughing his field with a metal plough, pulled by a mule and an ox.

North-East Syria, Kurdish wedding celebration

North-East Syria, Kurdish wedding celebration

Habuba Kabira, Mud brick construction - connection of wall, belt arch and dome rounding

Habuba Kabira, Mud brick construction – connection of wall, belt arch and dome rounding

Children are preparing themselve for a wedding procession. The two small children are still wearing their school uniform

Children are preparing themselve for a wedding procession. The two small children are still wearing their school uniform

Habuba Kabira, the new dome house has received its first plaster layer

Habuba Kabira, the new dome house has received its first plaster layer

Nahiyat Tall Tamir, Baking flat breads on the tannur wall (tannur deepened in the ground)

Nahiyat Tall Tamir, Baking flat breads on the tannur wall (tannur deepened in the ground)

A small pathway in the Ghuta of Damascus

A small pathway in the Ghuta of Damascus

General view of the hillside houses of Maʿlula town

General view of the hillside houses of Maʿlula town

A woman spinning with a suspended spindle

A woman spinning with a suspended spindle

Deserted houses in Jabal al-Hus south of Aleppo

Deserted houses in Jabal al-Hus south of Aleppo

A woman showing how to card wool. She is wearing a silk Habari (head scarf)

A woman showing how to card wool. She is wearing a silk Habari (head scarf)

A Sheikh with his family in traditional clothes. The man is wearing a black Abbaya

A Sheikh with his family in traditional clothes. The man is wearing a black Abbaya

A woman with a screen-printed headscarf called Habari

A woman with a screen-printed headscarf called Habari

A boy is presenting a woven Kilim tapestry made by his mother

A boy is presenting a woven Kilim tapestry made by his mother

A traditionally crafted tapestry cover (Kilim)

A traditionally crafted tapestry cover (Kilim)

Maps of Aleppo: functional zoning in the ancient city, 1982

Maps of Aleppo: functional zoning in the ancient city, 1982

Ghuta of Damascus, an alley in one of the villages

Ghuta of Damascus, an alley in one of the villages