Nomad tents on the outskirts of the Ghuta of Damascus

Nomad tents on the outskirts of the Ghuta of Damascus

Living space in the tent of semi-nomadic family from the Maskana region

Living space in the tent of semi-nomadic family from the Maskana region

General view of the hillside houses of Maʿlula town

General view of the hillside houses of Maʿlula town

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

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

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

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

Gallery

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

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

Corner of a Bedouin tent from goat hair during the desert festival in ar-Rusafa

Corner of a Bedouin tent from goat hair during the desert festival in ar-Rusafa

Tent made of jute sacks of a semi-nomadic family from the Maskana region

Tent made of jute sacks of a semi-nomadic family from the Maskana region

A truck transporting raw cotton bags stops at some bedouin tents in Raqqa-countryside

A truck transporting raw cotton bags stops at some bedouin tents in Raqqa-countryside

In the living compartment of the semi-nomadic family's tent (from Maskana region)

In the living compartment of the semi-nomadic family’s tent (from Maskana region)

Kitchen tent with fireplace of a semi-nomadic family from the Maskana region

Kitchen tent with fireplace of a semi-nomadic family from the Maskana region

In the sleeping compartment of the tent of a semi-nomadic family from Maskana-region

In the sleeping compartment of the tent of a semi-nomadic family from Maskana-region

ar-Rusafa, Bedouin women cook sheep meat on open fireplaces on the occasion of the desert festival

ar-Rusafa, Bedouin women cook sheep meat on open fireplaces on the occasion of the desert festival

Adult son of the semi-nomadic family in their tent from the Maskana region

Adult son of the semi-nomadic family in their tent from the Maskana region

In the tent of a Bedouin family with the living area in the foreground and behind the partition the storage area of all goods

In the tent of a Bedouin family with the living area in the foreground and behind the partition the storage area of all goods

In the Syrian desert: the separation of the living and the storage compartment in a bedouin tent with the help of a stick mat (arab. zarb)

In the Syrian desert: the separation of the living and the storage compartment in a bedouin tent with the help of a stick mat (arab. zarb)

In the living compartment of the tent, which is embroidered in patchwork technique (the same tent is on photo #2850 and #2853.)

In the living compartment of the tent, which is embroidered in patchwork technique (the same tent is on photo #2850 and #2853.)

ar-Rusafa, Goat hair tent erected for a funeral service

ar-Rusafa, Goat hair tent erected for a funeral service

Details of tent-construction, fastening of the side ropes of the Bedouin tent

Details of tent-construction, fastening of the side ropes of the Bedouin tent

In the tent of a semi-nomadic family from the Maskana region, with storage bags in the background.

In the tent of a semi-nomadic family from the Maskana region, with storage bags in the background.

View over the late antique ruins of a residential building towards the modern small town of al-Bara

Al-Bara in the Zawiya Mountain – the Largest Ruined Settlement of the “Ancient Villages of Northern Syria”

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

Cotton Season in Raqqa

Cotton Season in Raqqa

Hand printed table cloth from Hama at Hassan's Shop, Old Damascus

The Threads of Life: Syrian Textile Ornamentation

The general structure of the example dome house in Taanayel (Libanon) before the end of the construction process

Dome Houses in Syria – Revival of a Thousand Years Old Architectural Tradition