The Persian Empire
The Persian Empire about 500 BC.
Tribute of King Sangar and the City of Carchemish
The upper and lower registers show tribute of king Sangar and the...
West Church, Umm el-Jimal (Jordan)
Ruins of the West Church found at the village of Umm el-Jimal in...
Yoked Captives from the City of Dabigu Under Assyrian Escort
This is the lower register (of two registers; the upper one is...
Roman Sarcophagus with Garlands
Roman sarcophagus with garlands, Apamea (Syria). In the main street...
Ancient Mesopotamia: Inventing and Reinventing Our World
Three successive civilizations -- Sumerian, Babylonian, and Assyrian...
Apamea, Syria: Roman Ruins in a Warzone
The human cost of war can be so unimaginably large that it seems...
Ancient City of Aleppo (UNESCO/NHK)
Located at the crossroads of several trade routes from the 2nd...
Ancient City of Damascus (UNESCO/NHK)
Founded in the 3rd millennium B.C., Damascus, Syria is one of the...