Extensive archaeological excavations have been conducted at Pella of the Decapolis by the College of Wooster (USA) and Sidney University (Australia). This webpage includes images taken during June of 2014 as well as digitized slides that I took in the early 1980s.
Oblique aerial photograph looking west towards the Jordan River Valey. This image is scanned from a 1970 era slide taken by Professor Jim Saur (University of Pennsylvania) showing the relationship of the two settlement areas at Pella in Jordan.
Pottery Tomb 7
Oblique aerial photograph (looking west into the Jordan Valley) of Pella; the slide image was taken by Professor Jim Sauer during his tenure as director of ACOR in Amman.
All artifact and drawings digitally copied from the archives of Wooster Art Museum and Archaeology Laboratory. Special thanks for their assistance in this research. All images are their property.
Pella Civic Complex and Middle Church, June 2014.
Middle Church, June 2014.
Apse of the Middle Church, June 2014. Scale is 50 cm.
View from the apse into the nave of the Middle Church, June 2014. Scale is 50 cm.
Floor of the Middle Church, June 2014. Scale is 50 cm.
Capital inside the nave of the Middle Church, June 2014.
Greek inscription on the base of a column in the Middle Church, June 2014.
Dig house at Pella, June 2014.
Prepared by Professor Michael Fuller 27 November 2004
Site updated 9 June 2015