Modern day Umm el Jimal is a remarkable Roman ruin where extensive archaeoogical fieldwork has not yet found the city' ancient name. The modern name translates as "Mother of Camels."


Preserved walls and double window of House XVIII in Umm el-Jimalat the site of Umm el Jimal, Jordan.

Professor Neathery Fuller at one of the Roman gates at Umm el Jimal, Jordan.

Professor Michael Fuller recording a small milestone marker on the Roman road extending east from Umm el Jimal, Jordan.

Professor Neathery Fuller in the interior of the West Church at Umm el Jimal, Jordan.

Chritian crosses on the arch of the West Church at Umm el Jimal, Jordan.

Greek inscription in the on site museum at Umm el Jimal, Jordan.

Greek inscription in the on-site museum at Umm el Jimal, Jordan.
Photographs taken in 2014

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