Baalbek, Lebanon

A Tour of Baalbek - September 21-24, 2005

Section 3 - The Great Courtyard

E. L. Nebrija

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The Great Courtyard

The Great Courtyard

The Great Courtyard

The Great Courtyard

The Great Courtyard

The Great Courtyard

The Great Courtyard

The Great Courtyard

The Great Courtyard

The Great Courtyard

The Great Courtyard

The Great Courtyard

Water Basin of the Great Courtyard

Water Basin of the Great Courtyard

Bas relief sculptures on the side of the ablution water basin. Above is the Birth of Venus.

Water Basin of the Great Courtyard

Water Basin of the Great Courtyard

Bas relief sculptures on the side of the ablution water basin. Above is the Birth of Venus.

Small Altar - The Great Courtyard

Small Altar - The Great Courtyard

Small Altar - The Great Courtyard.

Excedra - The Great Courtyard

Excedra - The Great Courtyard

Semi-circular exedra with preserved granite columns and the two levels of niches for the statues.

Excedra - The Great Courtyard

Excedra - The Great Courtyard

Semi-circular exedra with preserved granite columns and the two levels of niches for the statues.

Excedra - The Great Courtyard

Excedra - The Great Courtyard

Semi-circular exedra with preserved granite columns and the two levels of niches for the statues.

Excedra - The Great Courtyard

Excedra - The Great Courtyard

Rectangular exedra with pedestals for the statues.

Arab Addition - The Great Courtyard

Arab Addition - The Great Courtyard

Archersí windows with arches added by the Arab occupiers of this complex during the Crusades.

The Great Courtyard - Wide Angle View

The Great Courtyard

An Overview of the Great Courtyard from Jupiter Temple Steps.

The Great Courtyard - Wide Angle View

The Great Courtyard

An Overview of the Great Courtyard from Jupiter Temple Steps.

The Great Courtyard - Wide Angle View

The Great Courtyard

An Overview of the Great Courtyard from Jupiter Temple Steps.

The Great Courtyard - Wide Angle View

The Great Courtyard

An Overview of the Great Courtyard from Jupiter Temple Steps.

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