The site reached the peak of its development in the Hellenistic period (3rd century BCE).
The Land of Milk and Honey also is the Land of Wine, not only today with wines that have won world prizes but also 3,700 years ago, according to a new discovery by a US-led archaeological team.
The most fascinating finding in this context is a trove of 24-karat gold buckles and an amulet against indigestion.
Archaeological artifacts are some of Israel’s most cherished treasures. They also are cherished by thieves, but the Antiquities Authority has caught one of them, a PA Arab, red-handed.
Archaeologists are having a field day in excavations prior to the widening of a highway west of Jerusalem and have found evidence of the change from a rural to urban society 5,000 years ago.
Military correspondence from the First Temple period was found on the reverse side of a well-studied artifact at The Israel Museum.
An 8-year-old Israeli child made a significant archaeological discovery while hiking with his family in the Judean Foothills region, west of Jerusalem.
An American woman has died in Israel after possibly suffering heat stroke and falling while hiking at Masada.
Ancient Mystery Solved: Hellenistic Citadel that Restricted Jewish Rule in Hasmonean Jerusalem [photos]
A recent discovery has solved one of Jerusalem’s biggest historical mysteries: the location of the Acra, the fortified compound in Jerusalem built by Antiochus Epiphanes, ruler of the Hellenistic Seleucid Empire.
According to the finds, the site remained abandoned for years and resettled in the Byzantine period, by a Christian population.
Who was Hyrcanus, whose name is engraved in Hebrew on a 2,100-year-old stone bowl from Jerusalem?
The Temple Mount Sifting Project was initiated in response to the illegal removal of tons of earth from the Temple Mount by the Waqf in 1999.
The Minerva Center for the Relations between Israel and Aram in Biblical Times: The Construct of Autonomous Decision Making and Interdependencies” the Minerva Center is being awarded by the Minerva Foundation.
The Palestinian Authority for years has been trying to destroy evidence of the existence of the Holy Temples, and new fears have arisen that...
A rare and impressive array of ritual baths and underground systems used by rebels during the Bar Kokhba Revolt.
Officials at the Israel Lands Authority, JNF and the Israel National Parks Authority were shocked when the sale was announced. No one was notified in advance.
Over its history, the Jewish community of Cologne has suffered persecutions, many expulsions, massacres and destruction.
U.S. soldiers prayed in the ancient monastery during their deployment in Iraq.
Engravings of a Seven-Branched Menorah and a Cross were Discovered by Hikers in an Ancient Water Cistern in the Judaean lowlands.
The Timna Valley copper mines in southern Israel are considered to date back to ancient Egypt, but Tel Aviv University archaeologists now reveal they actually are from the period of King Solomon.
Apart from the cave of the skulls, the volunteers found dozens of new, illegal excavation sites, as well as the remains of the bonfires that the robbers lit on the progressively eroding mosaic floor at the top of the fortress.
Eroding the Jewish heritage of Solomon's pools much like the Arabs have neglected and permitted the erosion of the pools and their distribution system since the pools were handed over to them by the Oslo Accords, is a slap in the face of the Jewish nation.
One advantage of erosion of stones at the Kotel is more cracks for people to place prayer notes.
One of the world's most famous battles took place in this area, between David and Goliath.
The discovery would be a death blow the PA claims that Tel Aviv is "Palestinian" if it weren't for the fact that that Arafat was born in Egypt.