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.
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...
Digging for the past sometimes is possible by simple looking at what already has been found.
A 15th century mikveh was discovered at the location of the last synagogue in the old Jewish quarter of Girona in Catalonia, Spain. The discovery...
The site reached the peak of its development in the Hellenistic period (3rd century BCE).
“Hello, Israel Antiquities Authority? Look, I am cleaning out my basement and there is a whole bunch of pottery and other stuff here that...
This discovery was first announced in JewishPress.com in April 2013. The longest water tunnel ever discovered in Israel is being excavated in Jerusalem, near the...
'All the elders of Israel came to the king [David] to Hebron, and King David made a convenient with them in Hebron… In Hebron, he was king over Judea for seven years and six months…. (Samuel 2, Ch. 5).'
Researchers have revealed three rare 2,000-year-old fabrics that were dyed with an extract and in prestigious colors mentioned in Jewish sources.
A special event next week at the National Library of Israel will debut a display of ancient Jewish texts found in a cave in Afghanistan. The...
The manuscript, dated 463-4 by its scribe, a bishop named John, includes excerpts from the Bible and the New Testament.
Development of a modern highway has unearthed the discovery of an Islamic period fountain in a private garden outside the richer ares of Old Ramla, near the airport.
It is only now that remains of a building from this period in the city’s history are being exposed.
The Palestinian Authority for years has been trying to destroy evidence of the existence of the Holy Temples, and new fears have arisen that...
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.
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.
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.
Israel has turned over to Egypt 90 stolen antiquities that were found on sale at a Jerusalem auction hall, the Egyptian Al-Ahram news agency...