A gathering of men in a reception room with wall textile cover

A gathering of men in a reception room with wall textile cover

A woman in a rural area with traditional clothes

A woman in a rural area with traditional clothes

Children are preparing themselve for a wedding procession. The two small children are still wearing their school uniform

Children are preparing themselve for a wedding procession. The two small children are still wearing their school uniform

A farmer in the Badiyya shows the traditional pillows woven by his wife

A farmer in the Badiyya shows the traditional pillows woven by his wife

Cushions with a self-woven cover

Cushions with a self-woven cover

Shuyukh Tahtani, a kurdish extended family after their dinner

Shuyukh Tahtani, a kurdish extended family after their dinner

At-Turn, Double-dome house on the edge of the steppe close to Maskana

At-Turn, Double-dome house on the edge of the steppe close to Maskana

Bimaristan Arghun, northern courtyard - open dome

Bimaristan Arghun, northern courtyard – open dome

Jamiʿ at-Tawashi, prayer hall - minbar (pulpit)

Jamiʿ at-Tawashi, prayer hall – minbar (pulpit)

A woman in a rural area with traditional clothes

A woman in a rural area with traditional clothes

A Sheikh with his family in traditional clothes. The man is wearing a black Abbaya

A Sheikh with his family in traditional clothes. The man is wearing a black Abbaya

A woman showing how to card wool. She is wearing a silk Habari (head scarf)

A woman showing how to card wool. She is wearing a silk Habari (head scarf)

A female Kurdish tribe leader wearing a screen-printed headscarf called Habari

A female Kurdish tribe leader wearing a screen-printed headscarf called Habari

A Kurdish woman with a prayer rug made of wool with embroidery

A Kurdish woman with a prayer rug made of wool with embroidery

Two Kurdish women. The woman on the right is wearing a traditional woven overgarment

Two Kurdish women. The woman on the right is wearing a traditional woven overgarment

Roman tower tomb in Sarrin

Roman tower tomb in Sarrin

A woman presenting her spindle

A woman presenting her spindle

A woman with her children and a spindle in her left hand

A woman with her children and a spindle in her left hand

A woman spinning with a suspended spindle

A woman spinning with a suspended spindle

On the Genocide Memorial Day: at a stop on the pilgrimage, Armenian priests throw wreaths into the Euphrates to commemorate the victims of the genocide of 1915-17 who died in this very river

On the Genocide Memorial Day: at a stop on the pilgrimage, Armenian priests throw wreaths into the Euphrates to commemorate the victims of the genocide of 1915-17 who died in this very river

A woman with a screen-printed headscarf called Habari

A woman with a screen-printed headscarf called Habari

Roman tower tomb in Sarrin

Roman tower tomb in Sarrin

Temporary title for Image 44445

Temporary title for Image 44445

At-Turn, Double-dome house on the edge of the steppe close to Maskana

At-Turn, Double-dome house on the edge of the steppe close to Maskana

Women wearing screen-printed headscarfs (Habari)

Women wearing screen-printed headscarfs (Habari)

During a sandstorm this photo was taken from the museum to the backside of the suq in Dayr az-Zawr

During a sandstorm this photo was taken from the museum to the backside of the suq in Dayr az-Zawr

Traditional patchwork wall hangings, in which small things might be stored

Traditional patchwork wall hangings, in which small things might be stored

Women wearing screen-printed headscarfs (Habari)

Women wearing screen-printed headscarfs (Habari)

Entrance of a hall in the religion complex of Mnin.

Entrance of a hall in the religion complex of Mnin.

The right part of the sacred complex gate, Mnin

The right part of the sacred complex gate, Mnin