Valley of the Tombs, Tomb of Jambliku - decoration of the door lintel

Valley of the Tombs, Tomb of Jambliku – decoration of the door lintel

Jamiʿ al-Khayr, a wooden internal balcony (sudda) above the prayer hall entrance

Jamiʿ al-Khayr, a wooden internal balcony (sudda) above the prayer hall entrance

Reception hall in al-ʿAzm Palace

Reception hall in al-ʿAzm Palace

Afamiya, Architectural component with showing ionic elements

Afamiya, Architectural component with showing ionic elements

Jamiʿ al-Khayr, details from the main entrance

Jamiʿ al-Khayr, details from the main entrance

Jamiʿ al-Khayr, details from the main entrance

Jamiʿ al-Khayr, details from the main entrance

Jamiʿ al-Khayr, entrance of prayer hall - arch support

Jamiʿ al-Khayr, entrance of prayer hall – arch support

Sacrophagi decorated with sculptures of the dead

Sacrophagi decorated with sculptures of the dead

Maronite Cathedral, the nave

Maronite Cathedral, the nave

Maronite Cathedral, a cross shaped window

Maronite Cathedral, a cross shaped window

Maronite Cathedral, the altar

Maronite Cathedral, the altar

Al-Khusrawiyya, Friday Mosque, entrance portal

Al-Khusrawiyya, Friday Mosque, entrance portal

Jamiʿ al-ʿAdiliyya, prayer hall entrance - floral motifs decorating a column

Jamiʿ al-ʿAdiliyya, prayer hall entrance – floral motifs decorating a column

Jamiʿ al-ʿAdiliyya, prayer hall's entrance - muqarnas details

Jamiʿ al-ʿAdiliyya, prayer hall’s entrance – muqarnas details

Jamiʿ al-ʿAdiliyya, muqarnas decorationg a niche on the right side of the prayer hall's entrance

Jamiʿ al-ʿAdiliyya, muqarnas decorationg a niche on the right side of the prayer hall’s entrance

Jamiʿ al-ʿAdiliyya, prayer hall's entrance - inscription documenting the date of building accomplishment

Jamiʿ al-ʿAdiliyya, prayer hall’s entrance – inscription documenting the date of building accomplishment

Jamiʿ al-ʿAdiliyya, the prayer niche (mihrab)

Jamiʿ al-ʿAdiliyya, the prayer niche (mihrab)

Jamiʿ al-ʿAdiliyya, entrance of the prayer hall

Jamiʿ al-ʿAdiliyya, entrance of the prayer hall

Jamiʿ al-Mihmandar, prayer hall entrance

Jamiʿ al-Mihmandar, prayer hall entrance

Corinthian capital of a pillar, Agora

Corinthian capital of a pillar, Agora

Arch of Triumph (Qaws Hadrian) from the inside

Arch of Triumph (Qaws Hadrian) from the inside

Qasr al-ʿAzm, decorative niche in the dome hall

Qasr al-ʿAzm, decorative niche in the dome hall

The dome hall in the upper floor of Qasr al-ʿAzm (Palace)

The dome hall in the upper floor of Qasr al-ʿAzm (Palace)

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

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

Maronite Cathedral, the altar

Maronite Cathedral, the altar

Salah ad-Din castle, the upper part of the mosque entrance, lobed arch with muqarnas

Salah ad-Din castle, the upper part of the mosque entrance, lobed arch with muqarnas

The façade of al-Hayr al-Gharbi Palace, National Museum of Damascus

The façade of al-Hayr al-Gharbi Palace, National Museum of Damascus

Raqqa - "East of Raqqa" site - Western Palace, finds

Raqqa – “East of Raqqa” site – Western Palace, finds

Hiraqla victory monument: reliefed fragments

Hiraqla victory monument: reliefed fragments

Jamiʿ al-Mihmandar, lower part of the minaret

Jamiʿ al-Mihmandar, lower part of the minaret