The size of the fish indicated a transition to marine agriculture: as of 3,500 years ago, they were down to "plate size," about one pound in weight and 15 inches in length.
Also discovered: a first century CE coffin cover, with the Hebrew inscription "Son of the High Priest."
"Israel on the Golan Heights is a fact that the international community must recognize, and as long as it depends on me the Golan Heights will always remain under Israeli sovereignty."
Technology such as LiDAR and a drone-mounted 4K camera have led to significant finds among layers of settlement spanning about 2,600 years.
Recently, the park received a facelift, with the launch of a new compound in the northern part of the park known as the City of the Bnei Horin (Heb: free people).
If a letter arrived with a broken bulla, it meant it had been opened.
A microscopic examination two of the three craters showed microscopic remains of starch grains that underwent morphological changes which correspond to changes in starch during fermentation.
“Why is it that in Caesarea, Masada and Beit She’an it’s OK to hold events and here it’s prohibited?"
“We were surprised when we were presented with the rare figurine, which is about 11,500 years old.”
Haifa University's Prof. Ruth Shahak-Gross says Savannah shepherds were not harmful to the ecosystem, and instead enriched and diversified the ecosystem.
"This study of 22 individuals is one of the largest ancient DNA studies carried out from a single archaeological site, and by far the largest ever reported in the Near East."
"I intuited that there was something hidden there," Geller recalled.
The earring will be on display for the general public at the City of David's annual archeological conference. “Whoever wore it belonged to Jerusalem's upper class.”
"The extremely long duration of the production of these near-identical jars indicates that the workshop was probably a family-owned business that passed down from generation to generation."
A marvelous new mosaic was discovered in archaeological excavations carried out prior to construction, on the site of the planned Shelby White and Leon Levy Mosaic Center in Lod.
Jerusalem archaeologists have unearthed an access road leading from the Kidron Valley and Shiloah Pool to the Temple Mount,
Historical evidence suggests that at least at the beginning of Muslim rule, the new regime treated the local Christian population with great tolerance.
Archaeologists slid the vessels on ropes 30 yards down a sheer cliff.
“It is possible that this coin was in the pocket of one of the residents of Jerusalem who hid from the Romans in the tunnels underneath the city streets.”
Over its history, the Jewish community of Cologne has suffered persecutions, many expulsions, massacres and destruction.
“The size of the object, its shape, and the text on it indicate that it was apparently used as an amulet for blessing and protection.”
The $28 Million preservation and reconstruction of the walls, fortifications, towers, and Crusaders’ market is open to the general public.
Rare burial complex may throw new light on life in Tiberias in the Roman period, 2,000 years ago.
The winepress was found in the largest water reservoir in the Tzippori National Park.
Students from Sharon region are helping excavate Byzantine-era site as part of a local initiative to spark an interest in history among youth.