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Palmyra, exterior view of Qalʿat Ibn Maʿn (castle)

Palmyra, exterior view of Qalʿat Ibn Maʿn (castle)

General view of Baalshamin Temple from the east

General view of Baalshamin Temple from the east

Remains of a courtyard at Ibn Mʿan Castle

Remains of a courtyard at Ibn Mʿan Castle

Palmyra, view from afar of Qalʿat Ibn Mʿan (castle)

Palmyra, view from afar of Qalʿat Ibn Mʿan (castle)

Palmyra, view from the south, valley of tombs in foreground, Qalʿat Ibn Maʿn in background

Palmyra, view from the south, valley of tombs in foreground, Qalʿat Ibn Maʿn in background

A photo taken from the southern side towards Ibn Mʿan's castle

A photo taken from the southern side towards Ibn Mʿan’s castle

General view of Palmyra city, Diocletian's Camp in foreground

General view of Palmyra city, Diocletian’s Camp in foreground

Baalshamin Temple, general view from southeast, Qalat Ibn Maan in background

Baalshamin Temple, general view from southeast, Qalat Ibn Maan in background

An aerial view of Ibn Maʿn's castle located on one of the highest mountains of Palmyra

An aerial view of Ibn Maʿn’s castle located on one of the highest mountains of Palmyra

Aerial view of Qalʿat Ibn Maʿn (castle) from the west

Aerial view of Qalʿat Ibn Maʿn (castle) from the west

Palmyra, Colonnaded axis and Qalʿat Ibn Mʿan in the back

Palmyra, Colonnaded axis and Qalʿat Ibn Mʿan in the back

Mountains around Palmyra (parts of Palmyra Chains)

Mountains around Palmyra (parts of Palmyra Chains)

Fresco paintings on the ceiling of tomb tower of Elahbel

Fresco paintings on the ceiling of tomb tower of Elahbel

Hypogeum of the Three Brothers from the inside - mural paintings

Hypogeum of the Three Brothers from the inside – mural paintings

The altar of Nabu Temple, Palmyra

The altar of Nabu Temple, Palmyra

Front facade of famous Hotel Zenobia in the ruins of Palmyra

Front facade of famous Hotel Zenobia in the ruins of Palmyra

General view of Ibn Maʿn Castle

General view of Ibn Maʿn Castle

Peasants returning home from work in their palm grove passing by Bel temple

Peasants returning home from work in their palm grove passing by Bel temple

Hadrian’s Arch, 3rd c. AD

Hadrian’s Arch, 3rd c. AD

General view of the monuments of Palmyra

General view of the monuments of Palmyra

Palmyra, general view of the Tetrapylon

Palmyra, general view of the Tetrapylon

General view of the Tetrapylon

General view of the Tetrapylon

A general view of the remnants of the ancient city of Palmyra towards the south eastern palm groves

A general view of the remnants of the ancient city of Palmyra towards the south eastern palm groves

Relief showing an angel among fruits and pine cones, Temple of Baal

Relief showing an angel among fruits and pine cones, Temple of Baal

Baalshamin Temple (2nd c AD), view from north west

Baalshamin Temple (2nd c AD), view from north west

The Great Colonnade

The Great Colonnade

East and south side of the cella of Bel Temple

East and south side of the cella of Bel Temple

Statue of a benefactor on a column along the Great Colonnade

Statue of a benefactor on a column along the Great Colonnade

General view from the north, Temple of Bel

General view from the north, Temple of Bel