Abila - Tomb Q-12

I visited this tomb for the first time in 2014 during the North Jordan Archaeological Survey. Barbet (1994) calls it (Tombeau de L'Aigle en Médaillon.

Roman wall painting in tomb Q-12, summer 2014.


Roman wall painting in tomb Q-12, summer 2014.


Damaged section of decorated ceiling, summer 2014. This may have been the decorated portion representing an eagle.


Damaged section of decorated ceiling, summer 2014.

Barbet, Alix
1994 Les peintures des nécropoles romaines d'Abila et du nord de la Jordanie. P. Geuthner, Paris.

Fuller, Michael J.
1987 Abila of the Decapolis : a Roman-Byzantine city in Transjordan. Washington University in St. Louis, Department of Anthopology dissertation.
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