Tartus, museum in former cathedral, view at western facade

Tartus, museum in former cathedral, view at western facade

Abacus of collapse mechanisms of churches, lines of vulnerability, San Salvatore a Campi, Perugia, Italy

Fig.17-b-1a_collapse mechanism, overturning of the facade

Abacus of collapse mechanisms of churches, lines of vulnerability, San Salvatore a Campi, Perugia, Italy

Fig.17-b-3a_collapse mechanism, cracks in the plane of the facade

Digital documentation, orthophoto of façade section, minaret, Great Umayyad Mosque of Aleppo

Fig.15-b_Minarett-Umayyad-Aleppo_fig_10

Courtyard, Jamiʿ an-Nuri (mosque), Homs

Courtyard, Jamiʿ an-Nuri (mosque), Homs

Traditional house in neighborhood "al-Almaji"

Traditional house in neighborhood “al-Almaji”

Fresco from Dura Europos, 3rd c. National Museum, Damascus

Fresco from Dura Europos, 3rd c. National Museum, Damascus

Roman mosaic, National Museum of Damascus

Roman mosaic, National Museum of Damascus

In the outer courtyard of the ʿAzm-Palace, now the museum of the arts and popular traditions of Damascus

In the outer courtyard of the ʿAzm-Palace, now the museum of the arts and popular traditions of Damascus

Busra, Hammam Manjak, Islamic Museum

Busra, Hammam Manjak, Islamic Museum

Lower village of Afamiya with the museum in an Ottoman khan and village houses

Lower village of Afamiya with the museum in an Ottoman khan and village houses

Yabrud: residential buildings as road-accompanying development

Yabrud: residential buildings as road-accompanying development

Ornina_National Museum of Damascus

Ornina_National Museum of Damascus

A modern building and a traditional mud fence in one of the Ghouta fields of Damascus

A modern building and a traditional mud fence in one of the Ghouta fields of Damascus

Balcony above main portal of Khan al-Harir

Balcony above main portal of Khan al-Harir

Balcony above main portal of Khan al-Harir

Balcony above main portal of Khan al-Harir

Forests in the Syrian Coastal mountains (al-Jibal as-Sahiliyya)

Forests in the Syrian Coastal mountains (al-Jibal as-Sahiliyya)

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

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

Raqqa - "East of Raqqa" site - aerial photo of the West Palace

Raqqa – “East of Raqqa” site – aerial photo of the West Palace

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

A modern three storeys building in Raqqa

A modern three storeys building in Raqqa

Rubble stone with carved Arabic inscription

Rubble stone with carved Arabic inscription in Aleppo

Busra, Hammam Manjak, Islamic Museum

Busra, Hammam Manjak, Islamic Museum

Terrasses cultivation in the Coastal Mountains (al-Jibal as-Sahiliyya)

Terrasses cultivation in the Coastal Mountains (al-Jibal as-Sahiliyya)

Qunaya: in the Museum of the Monastery of St Simeon

Qunaya: in the Museum of the Monastery of St Simeon

In the Orontes valley below the village of Qalʿat al-Mudiq is situated a 16th c Khan, which has become a Museum

In the Orontes valley below the village of Qalʿat al-Mudiq is situated a 16th c Khan, which has become a Museum

Archaeological finds from Raqqa, exhibited in the Damascus National Museum

Archaeological finds from Raqqa, exhibited in the Damascus National Museum

Museum of Palmyra / Tadmur, Stone-relief with figural decoration

Museum of Palmyra / Tadmur, Stone-relief with figural decoration

Marble head of Roman Emperor Marcus Julius Philippus  (Philipp the Arab), Shahba museum

Marble head of Roman Emperor Marcus Julius Philippus (Philipp the Arab), Shahba museum

Husn Sulayman, Temple of Zeus Baetocaece, inner face of the North Gate

Husn Sulayman, Temple of Zeus Baetocaece, inner face of the North Gate