Arab bastion/temple of Bel

Arab bastion/temple of Bel

temple of Bel

Palmyra - Temple of Bel

Ceiling of the southern niche

What connection does an ancient temple destroyed by ISIS have to us? Just go to your favorite classical building and look up! Temple of Bel, Palmyra

Detail of the portico

Palmyra - Temple of Bel

temple of Bel

Temple of Bel, Palmyra - c AD - Relief portraying (from left to right) a local deity, Bel on a horse, four other local deities in Roman military attire and Hercules (naked - far right)

Picture of Palmyra

A distinctly multicultural trading center grew rich on trade between east and west, until it rebelled against its most powerful customer.

Temple of Bel at sunrise

Temple of Bel at sunrise

Cella: interior and main/northern niche/altar

The northern Adyton niche contained carving of the seven planets known to the ancients surrounded by the twelve signs of the Zodiac and the carvings of a procession of camels and veiled women.

Square portico

Square portico

temple of Bel

temple of Bel

Louvre

Relief from - Bel between Aglibol (Moon) & Malakbel (Sun), all dressed as Roman soldiers via

Picture of Isis allegedly blowing up part of Palmyra

An undated image, published by the Islamic State group in the Homs province (Welayat Homs) on Aug. allegedly shows smoke billowing from the Baal Shamin temple in Syria's ancient city of Palmyra. The temple was reportedly destroyed by the extremist group.

Picture of Palmyra Arch

Camel corps desert patrol soldiers stop at Palmyra, photo from the National Geographic archives, in Syria. - Camel corps desert patrol soldiers stop at.

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