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Architectural elements - Various elements

White limestone Corinthian capital with two rows of acanthi leaves, Harem, Byzantine period (5th - 6th centuries AD), 61 x 14 x inf. Ø 47 cm.

White limestone Corinthian capital with two rows of acanthi leaves, Harem, Byzantine period (5th - 6th centuries AD), 61 x 14 x inf. Ø 47 cm.

© Idlib Museum
White limestone lintel, Byzantine period (5th - 6th centuries AD), 253 x 69 x 66 cm.

White limestone lintel, Byzantine period (5th - 6th centuries AD), 253 x 69 x 66 cm.

© Idlib Museum
Ceramic tile, Turizi Compound (Damascus), Islamic era (15th century AD), 18.5 x 2 cm.

Ceramic tile, Turizi Compound (Damascus), Islamic era (15th century AD), 18.5 x 2 cm.

© Directorate-General of Antiquities and Museums, Damascus
Gilded glass tile with cross-shaped motifs, Maarat al-Nu’man, 9th - 12th century AD, 9 x 9 cm.

Gilded glass tile with cross-shaped motifs, Maarat al-Nu’man, 9th - 12th century AD, 9 x 9 cm.

© National Museum of Damascus / Ali Othman

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Material
Stone | Marble | Terracotta | Wood | Ceramics | Glass | Stucco | Clay
Type
Architectural elements | Plaques | Calligraphy | Paintings | Tablets
Details
Fragments and ornaments: Stone (basalt, limestone, marble). Moulded or plain column bases. Cornices ornamented with triglyphs (vertical channels) and metopes (flat rectangular spaces). Carved capitals, lintels and waterspouts, often with sculpted vegetation. Wooden panels with sculpted vegetation and Islamic writings. Basalt doors carved with Christian motifs. Wall paintings, glass and glazed ceramic tiles, stucco decorations, small terracotta plaques, clay and stone reliefs. |  | Models: Terracotta reproductions of buildings, mostly from the 3rd - 2nd millennium BC. |  | Foundation deposits: Inscribed terracotta cones and terracotta, metal and stone tablets.
Red List
Emergency Red List of Syrian Cultural Objects at Risk
Countries
Syria
Period
Antiquity to Ottoman period (3rd millennium BC - AD 1918)