View of the Orontes River with forested river banks

View of the Orontes River with forested river banks

View from Masyaf Castle towards the city

View from Masyaf Castle towards the city

Raʾs al-ʿAyn, view from the garden to the late Ottoman house, situated on a slope

Raʾs al-ʿAyn, view from the garden to the late Ottoman house, situated on a slope

Shahba, Exterior view of the Roman Theatre/ Philippopolis

Shahba, Exterior view of the Roman Theatre/ Philippopolis

Palmyra, Baal Temple - Temenos wall with propylaeum and view towards the oasis

Palmyra, Baal Temple – Temenos wall with propylaeum and view towards the oasis

Tall Mumbaqa, View to the north: shore of Assad-Lake with pumps

Tall Mumbaqa, View to the north: shore of Assad-Lake with pumps

General view to the lower parts of Jabal Haramun (Mount Hermon)

General view to the lower parts of Jabal Haramun (Mount Hermon)

General view to the lower parts of Jabal Haramun (Mount Hermon)

General view to the lower parts of Jabal Haramun (Mount Hermon)

General view of Jabal Haramun (Mount Hermon)

General view of Jabal Haramun (Mount Hermon)

Shahba, View to the historic center of the town

Shahba, View to the historic center of the town

View to the village north of Jabal ʿAruda, graves in the foreground

View to the village north of Jabal ʿAruda, graves in the foreground

View of an orchard in the Ghuta of Damascus

View of an orchard in the Ghuta of Damascus

Habuba Kabira, View from the inside of the room while constructing the dome

Habuba Kabira, View from the inside of the room while constructing the dome

Tartus, museum in the former cathedral, view at western facade

Tartus, museum in the former cathedral, view at western facade

Habuba Kabira, view over cantilever domes during construction

Habuba Kabira, view over cantilever domes during construction

Habuba Kabira, view into a plastered cantilever dome with openings and decorative layer

Habuba Kabira, view into a plastered cantilever dome with openings and decorative layer

Palmyra, View from hilltop towards the Valley of the tombs and the palm groves

Palmyra, View from hilltop towards the Valley of the tombs and the palm groves

Khusrawiyya, view of complex from the citadel, Khan ash-Shuna in foreground, in 2000

Khusrawiyya, view of complex from the citadel, Khan ash-Shuna in foreground, in 2000

View into an excavation trench of Tall Bdiri: to stabilize the walls, pilasters were added

View into an excavation trench of Tall Bdiri: to stabilize the walls, pilasters were added

Qalb Lawza, Basilica of 5th c., central view at nave and apse

Qalb Lawza, Basilica of 5th c., central view at nave and apse

View from boat to Jabal ʿAruda-massif

View from boat to Jabal ʿAruda-massif

Manbij, cemetry and new buildings in the background, view from the south

Manbij, cemetry and new buildings in the background, view from the south

Khusrawiyya, Friday Mosque, view of an window with ablaq and ceramic tiles

Khusrawiyya, Friday Mosque, view of an window with ablaq and ceramic tiles

Waqf of Ibshir Mustafa Pasha, Coffeehouse, view of destroyed dome

Waqf of Ibshir Mustafa Pasha, Coffeehouse, view of destroyed dome

Hama, general view of the "Four Norias", the two Bischriyyat and two Uthmaniyyat

Hama, general view of the “Four Norias”, the two Bischriyyat and two Uthmaniyyat

Khan Sulayman Basha, view into the courtyard

Khan Sulayman Basha, view into the courtyard

General view of Damascus citadel from northwest

General view of Damascus citadel from northwest

Ajiqbash house, view of the courtyard, south-east corner

Ajiqbash house, view of the courtyard, south-east corner

Busra, View into the Cathedral, 6th C.

Busra, View into the Cathedral, 6th C.

Busra, View into the Cathedral, 6th C.

Busra, View into the Cathedral, 6th C.