The way to the monastery, northwest of Palmyra, Jazil

The way to the monastery, northwest of Palmyra, Jazil

The sanctuary (cella) of Bel Temple

The sanctuary (cella) of Bel Temple

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

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

View from Temple of the Standards

View from Temple of the Standards

Baalshamin Temple, view from east

Baalshamin Temple, view from east

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

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

General view of Baalshamin Temple from the east

General view of Baalshamin Temple from the east

The sanctuary (cella) of Bel Temple

The sanctuary (cella) of Bel Temple

Khan al-Hallabat, General view from southeast

Khan al-Hallabat, General view from southeast

Statue of a benefactor on a column along the Great Colonnade

Statue of a benefactor on a column along the Great Colonnade

Remains of the Great Colonnade

Remains of the Great Colonnade

The Great Colonnade

The Great Colonnade

The Great Colonnade

The Great Colonnade

Hadrian’s Arch, 3rd century AD, view from south at the entrance to colonnaded street

Hadrian’s Arch, 3rd century AD, view from south at the entrance to colonnaded street

General view of the Great Colonnade (Shariʿ al-Aʿmida)

General view of the Great Colonnade (Shariʿ al-Aʿmida)

Columns belong to the Great Colonnade

Columns belong to the Great Colonnade

The historical sulfur spring of Afqa

The historical sulfur spring of Afqa

The historical sulfur spring of Afqa

The historical sulfur spring of Afqa

Remains of some columns, the Great Colonnade

Remains of some columns, the Great Colonnade

Arch of Triumph (Qaws Hadrian) from the inside

Arch of Triumph (Qaws Hadrian) from the inside

Arch of Triumph (Qaws Hadrian) from the outside

Arch of Triumph (Qaws Hadrian) from the outside

Arch of Triumph (Qaws Hadrian) from the outside

Arch of Triumph (Qaws Hadrian) from the outside

The historical sulfur spring of Afqa

The historical sulfur spring of Afqa

The historical sulfur spring of Afqa

The historical sulfur spring of Afqa

Part of Qaws Hadrian (Arch of Triumph) from the inside

Part of Qaws Hadrian (Arch of Triumph) from the inside

Decoration detail on the Arch of Triumph (Qaws Hadrian)

Decoration detail on the Arch of Triumph (Qaws Hadrian)

Details of decoration on the Qaws Hadrian (Arch of Triumph)

Details of decoration on the Qaws Hadrian (Arch of Triumph)

View of Qaws Hadrian (Arch of Triumph) and the Great Colonnade

View of Qaws Hadrian (Arch of Triumph) and the Great Colonnade

Afqa spring, sulfuric water of the historic bath

Afqa spring, sulfuric water of the historic bath

Corner pilaster topped by Corinthian capital, Funerary Temple

Corner pilaster topped by Corinthian capital, Funerary Temple