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Arabs Ignoring High Court Ruling, Dumping Artifacts off Temple Mount

The Waqf, a Jordanian Muslim religious body entrusted with the management of the Temple Mount, has been renovating the site for years.

Detectives Arrest Man Who Stole 300-Year-Old Torah Parchment

Israel’s Antiquities Authority detectives have their hands full trying looking for thieves who rob the country of one of its greatest treasure – history. A thief was caught with a 300-year-old parchment of the Torah.

Tomb Raiders Caught Red-Handed in Northern Israel

Three grave robbers were caught as they were raiding a burial cave excavation in northern Israel, stealing precious artifacts.

3,500 Year Old Treasures Retrieved from the Sea by Electric Plant Worker

Among the many artifacts is a hand grenade that was common in Israel during the Crusader, Ayyubid and Mamluk periods.

Archaeological Evidence of the Kingdom of David

Israeli archaeologists will present to the public the new evidence recently uncovered of the truth of the Biblical kingdom of David.

2,000-Year-Old, Intact Pottery Vessels Salvaged in Cave on Lebanese Border

Archaeologists slid the vessels on ropes 30 yards down a sheer cliff.

Discovery: Israeli Early Man from 10,000 Years Ago Ate Hummus

The seeds found in the prehistoric sites indicate that the human diet consisted mainly of fava beans, lentils, various types of beans and chickpeas, the main ingredient in hummus.

Cologne Building Museum in Historic Jewish Quarter to Fight Anti-Semitism

Over its history, the Jewish community of Cologne has suffered persecutions, many expulsions, massacres and destruction.

National Treasures from Israel Antiquities Authority Now Accessible Via Internet

The archeological treasures in the Rockefeller Museum of Jerusalem can now be accessed online.

2000 Year Old Hebrew Inscription Mentions Jerusalem’s Full Name

Also discovered: a first century CE coffin cover, with the Hebrew inscription "Son of the High Priest."

Archaeologists Discover Egypt Occupied Tel Aviv 5,000 Years Ago

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.

Palmyra ‘Arch of Triumph’ Latest Casualty of ISIS

A third archaeological treasure at Palmyra in Syria has been destroyed by ISIS: the Arch of Triumph.

Oldest Known Masks in the World on Display in Israel

A new display in Jerusalem is showcasing the oldest-known masks in the world, believed to have originated 9,000 years ago, long before Purim. The 11...

PM Netanyahu : UNESCO Resolution is ‘Theater of the Absurd’

PM Netanyahu invited members of UNESCO to take a trip to the Arch of Titus to view the treasures of the Holy Temple and refresh their historic memories.

Archaeologists Restore Second Temple Courtyard Flooring with Help from Mathematician

Frankie Snyder said he succeeded in restoring the ornate tile patterns “using geometric principles, and through similarities found in tile design used by Herod at other sites.”

Archaeologists Find Largest, Oldest Near East Wine Cellar in Israel

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.

Excavation Reveals Spot Where Romans Breached Jerusalem’s Wall 2,000 Years Ago

Fascinating evidence of breaking through Jerusalem’s Third Wall at the end of the Second Temple period was discovered in an excavation where the new Bezalel campus will be built.

One of Last Two Qumran Dead Sea Scrolls Reconstructed, Deciphered, Throwing Light on Alternative...

The Qumran calendar used a 364-day system, perfectly divided into 4 and 7, with each holiday falling on the same day of the week each year.

Bet Guvrin Joins World Heritage List

The UNESCO World Heritage Committee hasdeclared the caves of Beit Guvrin-Maresha to be a World Heritage Site. The site joins the Old City of...

Stone Age, Canaanite, Arrowheads and Blades Found in Judean Foothills

Archaeological excavations of the Israel Antiquities Authority done prior to laying down a sewer line turned up evidence of human habitation 9,000 years ago.

Rare 1,000 Yr Old Ketubah on Exhibit in Jerusalem

An extremely rare 1,000-year-old ketuba inscribed in Aramaic is now on exhibit in the National Library in Jerusalem.

Lost First-Temple Jewish City Discovered Under IDF Training Base

According to the finds, the site remained abandoned for years and resettled in the Byzantine period, by a Christian population.

3,000-Yr-Old Timna Valley Gatehouse Dates Back to Kings David and Solomon [video]

Tel Aviv University archaeology team confirms donkey stables, livestock pens in Timna date back to the time of Kings David and Solomon.

Egypt Ignoring Destruction of Huge Archaeological Site

The Muslim Brotherhood regime is ignoring the “systematic” destruction of Antonopoulos, one of Egypt’s biggest archaeological sites, the Egypt Independent reported Monday. Monica Hanna, a...

Part of Enormous 1,000-Year-Old Jerusalem Hospital Shown to Public

In Old Jerusalem, you need an archaeologist before you can build a restaurant. That is how the Israel Antiquities Authority discovered a 19-foot high Crusade-era hospital building.

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