The C8th Baghdad Gate of Raqqa was built in the Abbasid period and is the only part of the early Islamic city walls still extant, although its fate is currently unknown due to the presence of the so-called Islamic State in the city.
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Emma Loosley, “Baghdad Gate of Raqqa,” Architecture and Asceticism, accessed December 9, 2023, https://architectureandasceticism.exeter.ac.uk/items/show/694.