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A group of camels near as-Sabʿa Biyar, Syrian Desert

A group of camels near as-Sabʿa Biyar, Syrian Desert

Raising camels in the western part of Badiyat ash-Sham

Raising camels in the western part of Badiyat ash-Sham

View to the pole, Badiyat ash-Sham

View to the pole, Badiyat ash-Sham

Spring pasture of sheep grazing in Badiyyat ash-Sham at Sabʿ Biyar

Spring pasture of sheep grazing in Badiyyat ash-Sham at Sabʿ Biyar

Small wadi in the desert of Badiyat ash-Sham

Small wadi in the desert of Badiyat ash-Sham

Northern Palmyrenean chalk heights, lonely Atlantic pistachio in the riverbed of a dried-up wadi

Northern Palmyrenean chalk heights, lonely Atlantic pistachio in the riverbed of a dried-up wadi

Pottery manufacturing in the Khabur region, probably in al-Busayri

Pottery manufacturing in the Khabur region, probably in al-Busayri

Al-Khabur region, a potter in the workshop, probably in al-Busayri

Al-Khabur region, a potter in the workshop, probably in al-Busayri

Gallery

View of a hill in the upper Euphrates valley (al-Furat al-Aʿla)

View of a hill in the upper Euphrates valley (al-Furat al-Aʿla)

At-Turn, Double-dome house on the edge of the steppe close to Maskana

At-Turn, Double-dome house on the edge of the steppe close to Maskana

At-Turn, Double-dome house on the edge of the steppe close to Maskana

At-Turn, Double-dome house on the edge of the steppe close to Maskana

The Syrian Jazira – an Extraordinary Archaeological Landscape

The Syrian Jazira – an Extraordinary Archaeological Landscape

On the Genocide Memorial Day: at a stop on the pilgrimage, Armenian priests throw wreaths into the Euphrates to commemorate the victims of the genocide of 1915-17 who died in this very river

Places of Remembrance for the Armenian Genocide

Historic Cable-Stayed Bridge of Dayr az-Zawr

Historic Cable-Stayed Bridge of Dayr az-Zawr

Ghuta landscape with view over the south of Damascus to Jabal Qasyun, 2007

The Ghuta, the Former Paradise Belt around Damascus

The Donkey Guide of Max von Oppenheim

The Donkey Guide of Max von Oppenheim

A group of domed houses in the village of Shaykh Hilal

The Village of Shaykh Hilal – Architectural Heritage in the Syrian Steppe (al-Badiya)

Soap of Aleppo: fresh soap to dry

The Classic Soap of Aleppo and Its Production