Dating in damascus syria
Although the inscription dates most of the woodwork elements in the room to A. 1707, alterations were made to the room in the subsequent three centuries.
The explosions heavily damaged a military intelligence building.
The workshops of Damascus were famed for this intricate craft, which features geometrical designs of alternating pieces of mother of pearl and polished wood.
Rau was an American photographer best known for his images of railroads and American landscapes.
This early-20th century photograph, taken in Damascus by William H.
Rau, depicts men, women, and children in a crowded workshop making what Rau described as “inlaid pearlwork” furniture.