Pella

Pella

Pella, Tabaqat Fahl, is an anicient site located in northwestern Jordan. Pella represents one of ten Decapolis cities that were founded during the Hellenistic period and became powerful under Roman jurisdiction. With a history extending back into the Bronze Age, Pella expanded to its largest state during the reign of the Roman Empire.

Site Information

Country: Jordan

District: Irbid Governorate

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: Second Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Bronze Age

Later Cultures: Hellenistic + Roman + Byzantine

Site Features: Hellenistic & Roman & Byzantine Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Official Name: Pella (Modern Tabaqat Fahil)

Date of Submission: 2001

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