The Roman settlement of Athela (Arabic Atil) is situated in the Hauran, the basalt plateau north of the Yarmuk River in Syria.


Front of the Temple at Atil, Syria. Slide photograph from 1986; digitized 2016.

Decorated panel outside of the Temple at Atil, Syria. Slide photograph from 1986; digitized 2016.

Greek inscription on the cornerstone of the Temple at Atil, Syria. Slide photograph from 1986; digitized 2016.

Closeup of the Greek inscription at Atil, Syria. The inscription dates the construction of the temple to the 14th year of the reign of Antoninius Pius (AD 151). Slide photograph from 1986; digitized 2016.

Aediculae in the facade of the temple at Atil, Syria. Slide photograph from 1986; digitized 2016.

Aediculae in the facade of the temple at Atil, Syria. Slide photograph from 1986; digitized 2016.

Aediculae in the facade of the temple at Atil, Syria. Slide photograph from 1986; digitized 2016.

Side of the temple at Atil, Syria. Slide photograph from 1986; digitized 2016.

Side of the temple at Atil, Syria. Slide photograph from 1986; digitized 2016.

Decorated blocks from the temple at Atil, Syria. Slide photograph from 1986; digitized 2016.

Professor Michael Fuller looking at pottery sherds on the surface at Atil, Syria. Slide photograph from 1986; digitized 2016.

Decorated blocks from the temple at Atil, Syria. Slide photograph from 1986; digitized 2016.

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