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)

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

Painting of Euphrates at at-Tibni, 1899

Painting of Euphrates at at-Tibni, 1899

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

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

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

A view of the Euphrates in Dayr az-Zawr

A view of the Euphrates in Dayr az-Zawr

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 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

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

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

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

North-East Syria, the Upper Euphrates

North-East Syria, the Upper Euphrates

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.)

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 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: Weaving in a tent

North-East Syria: Weaving in a tent

North-East Syria, the Upper Euphrates

North-East Syria, the Upper Euphrates

Gallery

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

An artificial 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)

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)

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

Grazing sheep on the Euphrates

Grazing sheep on the Euphrates

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

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

View of the Euphrates river with very shallow banks

View of the Euphrates river with very shallow banks

North-East Syria, Kurdish wedding celebration

North-East Syria, Kurdish wedding celebration

Map of al-Jazira (Mesopotamia)

Map of al-Jazira (Mesopotamia)

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

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

Three houses of the type 'one-and-a-half-panels' with the half panel to the western side of the house (near the Euphrates-valley)

Three houses of the type ‘one-and-a-half-panels’ with the half panel to the western side of the house (near the Euphrates-valley)