Abila of the Decapolis - Tomb K-1
The salvage excavation of Tomb K-1 was directed by Dr. John Davis during the 1984 field season; overall work at Abila in Jordan was under the responsibility of Dr. W. Harold Mare. Tomb K-1 was badly disturbed by tomb robbers.

Tomb Architecture Funerary Busts Artifacts


Thank you to Dr. David Chapman (Convenant Theological Seminary, St. Louis) and Dr. David Villa (John Brown University) for permission to work with the artifacts and records from the Abila Project. Special thanks to Cheryl Eaton to helping locate the relevant artifacts and records. A nod of appreciation and gratitude to Neathery Fuller for her excellent records and careful excavation of the tomb K-1.
Webpage created 9 March 2017