Application of metal foil on the ‘Ajami decoration

Application of metal foil on the ‘Ajami decoration

Hammam an-Nahhasin, the cold section (barrani)

Hammam an-Nahhasin, the cold section (barrani)

Coffehouse Aslan Dada (vanished)

Coffehouse Aslan Dada (vanished)

Coffehouse Aslan Dada (vanished)

Coffehouse Aslan Dada (vanished)

Coffehouse Aslan Dada (vanished)

Coffehouse Aslan Dada (vanished)

Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi, upper part of one of the towers, flanking the gate

Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi, upper part of one of the towers, flanking the gate

Raqqa, Tall Aswad, stucco

Raqqa, Tall Aswad, stucco

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, Corinthian capital

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, Corinthian capital

Relief with vine tendrils

Relief with vine tendrils

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, detail of Corinthian capital

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, detail of Corinthian capital

Corinthian capital of a pillar, Agora

Corinthian capital of a pillar, Agora

Jamiʿ al-Mihmandar, lower part of the minaret

Jamiʿ al-Mihmandar, lower part of the minaret

Raqqa, The decorated outer facade of Baghdad Gate

Raqqa, The decorated outer facade of Baghdad Gate

Raqqa, the archway of Baghdad Gate

Raqqa, the archway of Baghdad Gate

Monolith ceiling of the south thalamos in the cella, Temple of Bel

Monolith ceiling of the south thalamos in the cella, Temple of Bel

Archaeological finds from Raqqa, exhibited in the Damascus National Museum

Archaeological finds from Raqqa, exhibited in the Damascus National Museum

Coffehouse Aslan Dada (vanished)

Coffehouse Aslan Dada (vanished)

Archaeological finds from Raqqa, exhibited in the Damascus National Museum

Archaeological finds from Raqqa, exhibited in the Damascus National Museum

Archaeological finds from Raqqa, exhibited in the Damascus National Museum

Archaeological finds from Raqqa, exhibited in the Damascus National Museum

Assyrian Corner Stairway Trough, Temple of Bel

Assyrian Corner Stairway Trough, Temple of Bel

Qasr al-ʿAzm, decorative niche in the dome hall

Qasr al-ʿAzm, decorative niche in the dome hall

Raqqa, Remains of Qasr al-Banat

Raqqa, Remains of Qasr al-Banat

Maronite Cathedral, a cross shaped window

Maronite Cathedral, a cross shaped window

Maronite Cathedral, the nave

Maronite Cathedral, the nave

Jamiʿ al-Khayr, entrance of prayer hall - arch support

Jamiʿ al-Khayr, entrance of prayer hall – arch support

Maronite Cathedral, the altar

Maronite Cathedral, the altar

Jamiʿ al-Khayr, details from the main entrance

Jamiʿ al-Khayr, details from the main entrance

Jamiʿ al-Khayr, details from the main entrance

Jamiʿ al-Khayr, details from the main entrance

Jamiʿ al-Khayr, a wooden internal balcony (sudda) above the prayer hall entrance

Jamiʿ al-Khayr, a wooden internal balcony (sudda) above the prayer hall entrance

Damascus, Khan Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm, an arcade topped by a cross vault

Damascus, Khan Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm, an arcade topped by a cross vault