Welcome to the official home of the Abila Archaeological Project, an archaeological excavation that takes place in northern Jordan. Abila's rich history dating from the Chalcolithic period all the way into the later Islamic periods makes it a site with enough history to interest almost anyone. Abila is most well known as one of the cities of the Hellenistic league known as Decapolis, and then as the home of five prominent churches during the Byzantine period. We are very excited to share with you the archaeological drama of one of the most dynamic sites in Jordan. Please explore to learn more about the riches of Abila of the Decapolis, and consider joining us for our 2014 season of excavation!

Click here for an application for our 2014 season of excavation (or see Dig Team for more details).


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