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A man attaches wires to a wooden pole in the right foreground; humanoid sculptures adorn a pointed roof and chimney on the left. 
A photograph of a church destroyed by a bomb. A man in the right foreground points toward an arch.
A group of people outside of a church praying because there is no more room inside. The streets are covered with parked cars.
The scene shows a group of buildings with white colored rooftops. Two buildings rise up in the foreground on the right and left. The right building has a red side with vertical lines hashed into it. The left building has two white triangles on its roof. In the middle ground is a smaller building with a green-domed tower rising up the middle of the composition. A small red figure stands on the white ground to the right of this tower. The background shows the large white rooftop of another building, with small dark rooflines of buildings visible behind it.
This photograph depicts a temple in the lower left of rolling hills set in a rocky landscape. Clouds sweep over the mountains in the background.
Façade of an Egyptian temple structure in a state of partial ruin.
A conglomerate of polygonal structures in a state of ruin, some covered in low-relief carvings, stand amid rocky and uneven terrain. 
A large hypostyle hall in a state of ruin stands amid rocky and sandy terrain. 
A group of six columns occupy a central position in this photograph, with a river and hills visible in the distance. 
This photograph depicts a temple situated on a steep mountainside. The man-made structure appears on the left side, which is illuminated, while the cliff on the right is cast in shadow.


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