Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, the upper part of the entrance - a cornice with floral motifs and a Qur'anic text in Kufic script

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, the upper part of the entrance – a cornice with floral motifs and a Qur’anic text in Kufic script

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, west facade - entrance blocked by a wall with a door opening surmounted by an arch

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, west facade – entrance blocked by a wall with a door opening surmounted by an arch

Raqqa, "East of Raqqa" site - Western Palace, vegetable stucco ornaments

Raqqa, “East of Raqqa” site – Western Palace, vegetable stucco ornaments

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

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

Monastery of St Simeon Stylites, the baptistery

Monastery of St Simeon Stylites, the baptistery

Propylaea of Jupiter Temple, Damascus

Propylaea of Jupiter Temple, Damascus

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

An artificial irrigation 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)

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

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

Raqqa - "East of Raqqa"- Eastern Palace, stucco

Raqqa – “East of Raqqa”- Eastern Palace, stucco

Gallery

North-East Syria, the Upper Euphrates

North-East Syria, the Upper Euphrates

North-East Syria, the Upper Euphrates

North-East Syria, the Upper Euphrates

North-East Syria: Weaving in a tent

North-East Syria: Weaving in a tent

Salah ad-Din castle, the upper part of the mosque entrance, lobed arch with muqarnas

Salah ad-Din castle, the upper part of the mosque entrance, lobed arch with muqarnas

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)

General view of ancient house and grave building, al-Bara

General view of ancient house and grave building, al-Bara

Raqqa - "East of Raqqa" site - Tall Aswad – sherds

Raqqa – “East of Raqqa” site – Tall Aswad – sherds

The Battle of Aleppo (2012–2016): The former Life in the Ghazala House – the Destroyed Heritage (2/2)

Protected: The Battle of Aleppo (2012–2016): The former Life in the Ghazala House – the Destroyed Heritage (2/2)

The Syrian Jazira – an Extraordinary Archaeological Landscape

The Syrian Jazira – an Extraordinary Archaeological Landscape

View over the roof of the south-western Madrasat Ismaʿil Basha al-ʿAzm to the Umayyad Mosque with its high transept of the prayer hall with a central dome and its three minarets

Tall Columns and Massive Pillars – the Great Umayyad Mosques of Damascus and Aleppo

Ghuta landscape with view over the south of Damascus to Jabal Qasyun, 2007

The Ghuta, the Former Paradise Belt around Damascus