An artificial irrigation canal, al-Furat al-Aʿla (the Upper Euphrates Valley)

An artificial irrigation canal, al-Furat al-Aʿla (the Upper Euphrates Valley)

Painting of Euphrates at at-Tibni, 1899

Painting of Euphrates at at-Tibni, 1899

A Bedouin family in one of the villages of the Euphrates Valley

A Bedouin family in one of the villages of the Euphrates Valley

Grazing sheep on the Euphrates

Grazing sheep on the Euphrates

View of the Khabur River with willow-trees in the 1960s

View of the Khabur River with willow-trees in the 1960s

View of the Euphrates river with very shallow banks

View of the Euphrates river with very shallow banks

Women and children (of a family of former nomads) in one of the Upper Euphrates Valley villages

Women and children (of a family of former nomads) in one of the Upper Euphrates Valley villages

A little boy from a resettlement village is drawing water from a tap embedded in the ground

A little boy from a resettlement village is drawing water from a tap embedded in the ground

A view of the Euphrates in Dayr az-Zawr

A view of the Euphrates in Dayr az-Zawr

In al-Hayat/Balikh valley, procedure for calcination of gypsum (1st step), fuel is placed on a natural gypsum layer

In al-Hayat/Balikh valley, procedure for calcination of gypsum (1st step), fuel is placed on a natural gypsum layer

Agriculture in the Syrian Jazira

Agriculture in the Syrian Jazira

When milking a flock of sheep in the Syrian Jazira

When milking a flock of sheep in the Syrian Jazira

Village alley in the Balikh region with calf and goats

Village alley in the Balikh region with calf and goats

In al-Hayat/Balikh valley, procedure of calcination of gypsum (2nd step): the fuel was lit

In al-Hayat/Balikh valley, procedure of calcination of gypsum (2nd step): the fuel was lit

In al-Hayat/Balikh valley: procedure of calcination of gypsum is finished and packed into sacks (3rd step): the natural gypsum stone was burned to produce gypsum as building material

In al-Hayat/Balikh valley: procedure of calcination of gypsum is finished and packed into sacks (3rd step): the natural gypsum stone was burned to produce gypsum as building material

Picnic on the Euphrates bank, al-Furat al-Aʿla (the Upper Euphrates Valley)

Picnic on the Euphrates bank, al-Furat al-Aʿla (the Upper Euphrates Valley)

Topographical map collection "UAR North (Syrian) region, district El Furāt" of 1960

Topographical map collection “UAR North (Syrian) region, district El Furāt” of 1960

View of a hill in the upper Euphrates valley (al-Furat al-Aʿla)

View of a hill in the upper Euphrates valley (al-Furat al-Aʿla)

Irrigation canal, al-Furat al-Aʿla (the Upper Euphrates Valley)

Irrigation canal, al-Furat al-Aʿla (the Upper Euphrates Valley)

View of a village on the slopes of mountainous hill, al-Furat al-Aʿla (Upper Euphrates Valley)

View of a village on the slopes of mountainous hill, al-Furat al-Aʿla (Upper Euphrates Valley)

An artificial canal, al-Furat al-Aʿla (the Upper Euphrates Valley)

An artificial canal, al-Furat al-Aʿla (the Upper Euphrates Valley)

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 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 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.)

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)

North-East Syria, Kurdish wedding celebration

North-East Syria, Kurdish wedding celebration

North-East Syria, the Upper Euphrates

North-East Syria, the Upper Euphrates

Gallery

Salt production in extraction, possibly in as-Sabkha in the Euphrates Valley

Salt production in extraction, possibly in as-Sabkha in the Euphrates Valley

North-East Syria, the Upper Euphrates

North-East Syria, the Upper Euphrates