As-Safira area in Aleppo province - clay dome houses

As-Safira area in Aleppo province – clay dome houses

On the western shore of Jabbul salt lake, triangle door of a kitchen as a domed room

On the western shore of Jabbul salt lake, triangle door of a kitchen as a domed room

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Village on western shore of Jabbul-Lake, dome houses with stone inlay on the top

Village on western shore of Jabbul-Lake, dome houses with stone inlay on the top

As-Safira, an old thresher for shearing straw (darrasa)

As-Safira, an old thresher for shearing straw (darrasa)

Western shore of Jabbul-Salt Lake, abondoned village with dome houses

Western shore of Jabbul-Salt Lake, abondoned village with dome houses

On the western shore of Jabbul-Salt Lake, dome houses with ventilation openings of the living room

On the western shore of Jabbul-Salt Lake, dome houses with ventilation openings of the living room

A field in a village nearSafira in Aleppo province

A field in a village nearSafira in Aleppo province

Near Safira, upper opening in a dome , used to fill in straw or chaff

Near Safira, upper opening in a dome , used to fill in straw or chaff

Hand printed table cloth from Hama at Hassan's Shop, Old Damascus

The Threads of Life: Syrian Textile Ornamentation