Raqqa, a side of Qasr al-Banat

Raqqa, a side of Qasr al-Banat

Jamiʿ al-ʿAdiliyya, general view of central dome

Jamiʿ al-ʿAdiliyya, general view of central dome

Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat, Column capitel with plant motifs

Raqqa, Qasr al-Banat, Column capitel with plant motifs

Raqqa -Qasr al-Banat, clay decorations

Raqqa -Qasr al-Banat, clay decorations

Habuba Kabira, upper part of a cantilever dome construction

Habuba Kabira, upper part of a cantilever dome construction

at-Tabqa, Jaʿbar Castle, Towers of western walls

at-Tabqa, Jaʿbar Castle, Towers of western walls

Temporary title for Image 91128

Temporary title for Image 91128

at-Tabqa , a view to the Euphrates from Jaʿbar Castle

at-Tabqa , a view to the Euphrates from Jaʿbar Castle

at-Tabqa, Jaʿbar Castle, Towers of western walls

at-Tabqa, Jaʿbar Castle, Towers of western walls

The dome house in Taanayel: final touches

The dome house in Taanayel: final touches

Qalʿat Jaʿbar, vaulted loophole

Qalʿat Jaʿbar, vaulted loophole

Afamiya, Northern Roman baths

Afamiya, Northern Roman baths

Habuba Kabira, Mud brick construction - connection of wall, belt arch and dome rounding

Habuba Kabira, Mud brick construction – connection of wall, belt arch and dome rounding

Shaykh Shibli shrine - al-Tar mountain, south -east of al-Mayadeen - the dome details from the inside

Shaykh Shibli shrine – al-Tar mountain, south -east of al-Mayadeen – the dome details from the inside

Shaykh Shibli shrine - al-Tar mountain, south -east of al-Mayadeen

Shaykh Shibli shrine – al-Tar mountain, south -east of al-Mayadeen

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

Ar-Raqqa, view of a side of city wall

Ar-Raqqa, view of a side of city wall

Part of the city wall of ar-Raqqa after the restoration

Part of the city wall of ar-Raqqa after the restoration

Shaykh Shibli shrine - al-Tar mountain, south -east of al-Mayadeen

Shaykh Shibli shrine – al-Tar mountain, south -east of al-Mayadeen

Ar-Raqqa, part of city wall

Ar-Raqqa, part of city wall

Damage pattern, rising dump at brickwork with stones, Marrakech, Morocco

Fig. 27, Catalogue of Damage

Mud bricks, prepared for the restoration of ar-Raqqa Wall

Mud bricks, prepared for the restoration of ar-Raqqa Wall

Preparing dinner in the courtyard of a mud brick house in the outskirts of Raqqa

Preparing dinner in the courtyard of a mud brick house in the outskirts of Raqqa

Tall Bdiri, A simple opening in a clay brick wall with clay plaster - probably in a stable

Tall Bdiri, A simple opening in a clay brick wall with clay plaster – probably in a stable

Habuba Kabira, construction of the base of a mud brick house

Habuba Kabira, construction of the base of a mud brick house

Habuba Kabira, construction of the corner of a mud brick house

Habuba Kabira, construction of the corner of a mud brick house

Habuba Kabira, master builder and his helper constructing the walls of a mud brick house

Habuba Kabira, master builder and his helper constructing the walls of a mud brick house

Habuba Kabira, construction of a mud brick house before the circular of the domes is started

Habuba Kabira, construction of a mud brick house before the circular of the domes is started

Mari (Tall al-Hariri), the palace's cistern made of baked brick (beginning of 2nd millennium BC)

Mari (Tall al-Hariri), the palace’s cistern made of baked brick (beginning of 2nd millennium BC)

Habuba Kabira, shell of a dome house made of clay bricks

Habuba Kabira, shell of a dome house made of clay bricks