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NY Court to Decide Dispute over ‘Holocaust-Ancient Assyrian Link’

12 Heshvan 5774 – October 16, 2013
The Holocaust has no historical connection with ancient Assyria, but there is a curiously possible link provided by a gold tablet obtained by a Holocaust survivor. A German museum wants it back.

Byzantine Era Golden Treasure Uncovered at Foot of Temple Mount

5 Tishri 5774 – September 9, 2013
Dr. Mazar estimates the treasure was abandoned during the Persian conquest of Jerusalem, in 614 CE.

Proof of ‘Solomon’s Copper Mines’ Found in Israel

4 Tishri 5774 – September 8, 2013
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.

Canaanite Ritual Stone Discovered in Northern Israel

22 Elul 5773 – August 28, 2013
Researchers were able to establish that this was later a place of Jewish dwellers.

Archaeologists Find Israel Was Land of Milk, Honey – and Cinnamon

17 Elul 5773 – August 22, 2013
Cinnamon, once thought to have been carried on trade routes in ancient Israel, may have been made along the northern Israeli coast and not...

2700 Year-Old Inscription in City of David Excavations

12 Elul 5773 – August 18, 2013
This fascinating find will be presented at Megalim's Annual Archaeological Conference which will take place on Thursday, August 29th in the City of David.

Assyrian Period Fortifications Unearthed in Ashdod

9 Elul 5773 – August 15, 2013
18 ft. high fortifications dating back to the 8th century BCE were discovered in the harbor of the ancient Philistine city.

Hoard of 1,500-Year-Old Coins Found in Ancient Garbage Dump

1 Elul 5773 – August 7, 2013
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?

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

29 Av 5773 – August 5, 2013
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.

Alabama Prof. Uncovers 2,000-Year-Old Village in Northern Israel

29 Av 5773 – August 4, 2013
”Shikhin,” in northern Israel, is mentioned many times in the Talmud. Its location had not been known until a US-led team of archaeologists found it, along with an ancient synagogue.

Ancient Text May Have Been Written in Hebrew

25 Av 5773 – August 1, 2013
This might be the earliest example of written Hebrew found to date.

3100 Year Old City Could Date Back to David and Solomon

12 Av 5773 – July 18, 2013
One of the world's most famous battles took place in this area, between David and Goliath.

Hundreds of Jewish Gravestones Found in Vienna

4 Av 5773 – July 10, 2013
Headstones of hundreds of Jewish graves, which were buried to hide them from the Nazis, have been unearthed in Vienna, a discovery of “high...

Oldest Alphabetical Written Text Found near Temple Mount

The oldest known Hebrew writing from ancient Jerusalem dates back to the 8th century. Archaeologists now have found an older alphabetical text, not in Hebrew, from the time of Kings David or Solomon

Search for Strong Egyptian Leader Ends in Tel Hazor Dig

2 Av 5773 – July 9, 2013
Discovery of historic proportions: Excavations at Tel Hazor reveal one-of-a-kind Sphinx fragment of one of the builders of the pyramids.

Million-Year-Old Cave Found in Shomron

1 Av 5773 – July 7, 2013
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...

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

23 Tammuz 5773 – June 30, 2013
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.

Archaeologists Find 2,000-Year-Old Evidence of Siege in Jerusalem

20 Tammuz 5773 – June 27, 2013
History records the siege of Jerusalem 2,000 years ago, but archaeologists never have found evidence of the famine that plagued Jews – until now.

Jerusalem Home Harbors Buried Second Temple Artifacts

19 Tammuz 5773 – June 26, 2013
The Siebenberg House Museum in Jerusalem’s Old City Reopens to Public.

Section of 1,800-Year-Old Road Discovered in Jerusalem

17 Tammuz 5773 – June 25, 2013
Greetings from the Roman Empire! Thanks to the need to install a new drainage pipe, archaeologists have dug up for the first time a well-preserved section of an ancient road in the capital.

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