Threshing in Sahl Hawran (Hawran Plain): farmers are separating wheat from chaff

Threshing in Sahl Hawran (Hawran Plain): farmers are separating wheat from chaff

General view of Jabal Haramun (Mount Hermon)

General view of Jabal Haramun (Mount Hermon)

Sahl Hawran (Hawran Plain), The traditional operation of threshing wheat

Sahl Hawran (Hawran Plain), The traditional operation of threshing wheat

Sahl Hawran (Hawran plain), Natural landscape and agriculture

Natural landscape and agriculture in Sahl Hawran (Hawran plain)

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

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

Aerial photo of the Jabal Haramun (Mont Hermon)

Aerial photo of the Jabal Haramun (Mont Hermon)

General view to the lower parts of Jabal Haramun (Mount Hermon)

General view to the lower parts of Jabal Haramun (Mount Hermon)

Natural diversity in the Jabal Haramun (Mount Hermon)

Natural diversity in the Jabal Haramun (Mount Hermon)

The peak of Mount Hermon (Jabal Haramun)

The peak of Mount Hermon (Jabal Haramun)

General view to the lower parts of Jabal Haramun (Mount Hermon)

General view to the lower parts of Jabal Haramun (Mount Hermon)

Raʾs al-ʿAyn, view from the garden to the late Ottoman house, situated on a slope

Raʾs al-ʿAyn, view from the garden to the late Ottoman house, situated on a slope

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

Al-Jisriyya norias (water wheel), Hama

Al-Jisriyya norias (water wheel), Hama

al-Hayr al-Sharqi Palace, Inside of the early Umayyad desert castle with remains of vaulted rooms of the Western comlplex

al-Hayr al-Sharqi Palace, Inside of the early Umayyad desert castle with remains of vaulted rooms of the Western comlplex

al-Hayr al-Sharqi Palace, Inside of the early Umaiyad desert castle (Western complex)

al-Hayr al-Sharqi Palace, Inside of the early Umaiyad desert castle (Western complex)

Tall Mumbaqa, Feast in a goat-hair tent during the excavation

Tall Mumbaqa, Feast in a goat-hair tent during the excavation

Tall Mumbaqa, Women prepare salad for the banquet of the excavation

Tall Mumbaqa, Women prepare salad for the banquet of the excavation

Palmyra, Baal Temple - Temenos wall with propylaeum and view towards the oasis

Palmyra, Baal Temple – Temenos wall with propylaeum and view towards the oasis

Jabal al-ʿArab, Camel

Jabal al-ʿArab, Camel

Jabal al-ʿArab, natural landscape of volcanic mountain

Jabal al-ʿArab, natural landscape of volcanic mountain

Agriculture on a mountain slope in Jabal al-ʿArab

Agriculture on a mountain slope in Jabal al-ʿArab

At the peak of Mount Hermon (Jabal Haramun)

At the peak of Mount Hermon (Jabal Haramun)

A small river in the Syrian coastal mountains (al-Jibal as-Sahiliyya)

A small river in the Syrian coastal mountains (al-Jibal as-Sahiliyya)

Ruin of a double room house in the village Qalʿat Najm

Ruin of a double room house in the village Qalʿat Najm

House with mud decoration as door framing in the village of Qalʿat Najm, that was flooded by the Tishrin dam

House with mud decoration as door framing in the village of Qalʿat Najm, that was flooded by the Tishrin dam

Irrigation fields of ʿAyn at-Tina in Qalamun (mountainous region in southwest Syria)

Irrigation fields of ʿAyn at-Tina in Qalamun (mountainous region in southwest Syria)

Tall Dahab, Guesthouse of a village with sculptural decoration of the facade

Tall Dahab, Guesthouse of a village with sculptural decoration of the facade

Raʾs al-ʿAyn, streetview of a late ottoman residential house and a warehouse beside, situated on a slope

Raʾs al-ʿAyn, streetview of a late ottoman residential house and a warehouse beside, situated on a slope

Tall Dahab, Woman carrying firewood

Tall Dahab, Woman carrying firewood

Tall Dahab, Bedding pile in the family's living and storage room

Tall Dahab, Bedding pile in the family’s living and storage room