Excavations also turned up hidden tunnels dug by Jewish rebels in the period of the Bar Kokhba Revolt.
“This is the earliest evidence of the use of olive oil in the country, and perhaps the entire Mediterranean basin."
The ‘homely’ ancient rock, discovered in 1993, adds evidence of King David’s existence.
An impressive 2,800 year old farm house, which comprised twenty-three rooms, was uncovered in recent weeks during archaeological excavations the Israel Antiquities Authority is carrying out in Rosh Ha-‘Ayin.
If fire indeed was invented in Israel, will the Boycott Israel movement stop lighting matches?
Both the town and the tower were destroyed in a violent fashion. A layer of ash shows they were burnt.
"In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth." (Genesis 1:1)
Remains of Herod's Jerusalem castle have been excavated and opened to the public.
A 2,000 year old stone fragment bearing an official Latin inscription dedicated to the Roman Emperor Hadrian is found in Jerusalem.
Israeli archaeologists have uncovered a curious double tale of an ancient ritual pool and two Australian soldiers during WWII.
The exhibition includes the largest gold medallion with Judaic symbols known in existence.
The exact location is secret because of safety concerns. How long before the PA claims it is theirs?
The location of the gas chambers at the notorious Sobibor death camp has been revealed, Yad Vashem announced Wednesday.
The archeological treasures in the Rockefeller Museum of Jerusalem can now be accessed online.
One advantage of erosion of stones at the Kotel is more cracks for people to place prayer notes.
All of the coins are stamped on one side with a chalice and the Hebrew inscription “To the Redemption of Zion”...
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...
In the Second Temple period Jewish settlement found in Hebron, linking the old and the new, an ancient Hebrew stamp saying "KIng of Hebron" was also found.
A rare monastery seal was discovered in a Jewish neighborhood in Jerusalem -- and presented to the Greek Orthodox Patriarch, who noted its importance.
The chisel was found along with a gold bell that may have been on the clothes of the High Priest.
A surprised group of hikers stumbled across human bones in a Gush Etzion cave. But what they actually found was even more astounding.
A gold signet ring naming Egyptian Pharaoh Seti I was found in an ancient coffin in the Jezreel Valley.
In a secret ceremony held Tuesday, officials inaugurated the site of King Solomon's coronation in the City of David.
The Jews who were ready to buy Second Temple history are no less guilty than the Arabs who stole and tried to sell it.
Israel’s image of an archaeological center of the world gets a new boost.