Researchers have found 400 Byzantine coins, 200 Samaritan lamps, an ancient ring with an inscription and gold jewelry, but what were they doing in a refuse pit from the Byzantine period?
"The buildings uncovered are of a standard that would not fall short of Jerusalem's [current] architecture."
The plan’s first excavation is currently underway in the Cave of the Skulls in Nahal Tse'elim, with the assistance of numerous volunteers.
A third archaeological treasure at Palmyra in Syria has been destroyed by ISIS: the Arch of Triumph.
ISIS beheaded the chief archaeologist of the ancient city of Palmyra and hung his headless body there.
"I stole them in July 1995 and since then they have brought me nothing but trouble. Please, do not steal antiquities!”
When workers opened the cave the next morning, they found the intruder covered in mud and dust, carrying archaeological finds in his bag.
'The rings, bracelets and earrings – some of which are made of bronze and silver – appear to have been accidentally dropped during cooking in the kitchen of an ancient tower.'
The first Jordanian coin from the sifting was discovered on June 6, 2005, the 38th anniversary of Jerusalem’s unification.
Headstones of hundreds of Jewish graves, which were buried to hide them from the Nazis, have been unearthed in Vienna, a discovery of “high...
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.
ISIS terrorists have mined and booby-trapped Syria's ancient city of Palmyra.
A rock avalanche close to Sodom has caused a salt cave to collapse near Lot's Wife. A family barely made it out in time.
This is the second gang of antiquities robbers that has been caught in the past two weeks in northern Israel.
The BBC strikes again. Known for its bias against Israel, it said that a documentary claiming that man “Palestinians” of today actually are descendants of Jews did “not fit editorially.” How true.
The Palestinian Authority will attempt to register the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem as a world heritage site in the country of Palestine when the World Heritage Committee meets in Russia from June 24 to July 6.
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.
The sale of a 185-room hotel at the entrance of Jerusalem on August 16 was not just a 17.5 million dollar real estate acquisition by Australian multi-millionaire Kevin Bermeister, but one investment in a broader and more calculated strategy to make Jerusalem a global tourism capital. Up next: a subway system servicing the Old City and a Jerusalem International Airport in the nearby desert.
These old wells are not very difficult to discern, because of the palm trees that grow around them and the fact that they are surrounded by thick, flourishing aquatic flora.
A million-year-old cave was discovered in western Samaria during work to move the security fence nearer the Jewish community of Tzofim, located east of...
Who was Hyrcanus, whose name is engraved in Hebrew on a 2,100-year-old stone bowl from Jerusalem?
The dispute MK Tibi has just entered is not, as he put it, religious, but scientific.
All of the coins are stamped on one side with a chalice and the Hebrew inscription “To the Redemption of Zion”...
An Israeli Arab MK tells a radio interviewer the two Jewish Holy Temples in Jerusalem did not exist.
For 7-year-old Hadas Goldberg-Kedar and her mother, Ayelet, last week turned into an opportunity to remember Chanukah in a more unique way than usual.