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.
History records the siege of Jerusalem 2,000 years ago, but archaeologists never have found evidence of the famine that plagued Jews – until now.
The Siebenberg House Museum in Jerusalem’s Old City Reopens to Public.
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.
The mikveh barely existed in 19th century American, where Jewish immigrants turned against religion. But one has been found in Connecticut, and it is more similar those in Israel than in the US.
More evidence that Jews tried to change their fate at the hands of the Nazis: Archaeologists discovered that Jews at the Sobibor death camp built an escape tunnel but apparently didn’t live to use it.
Israelis are familiar with archaeological finds dating back centuries and sometimes thousands of years. Now the world’s most popular museum, the Louvre, exhibits a 1,700-year-old mosaic found in Lod.
The most unexpected benefits from extending Israel’s north-south superhighway has been a wealth of archaeological discoveries, the latest being a spectacular mosaic from the 4th-6th centuries.
Excavations are mandatory prior to the start of public works in 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.
Soon the area will be handed over to the PA.
After Israel threw out Jews from Gaza and gave greenhouses to the Palestinian Authority to prosper, the PA turned them into terror training camps. Now Hamas does the same at a World Heritage site.
Researchers say the shape and composition of the structure does not appear to be a natural formation.
Israeli archaeologists love highway contractors. Excavation for new roads frequently digs up history, and this time they struck it rich, finding a rare mikveh from the late Second Temple Period.
Barabe’s team was part of an effort organized by the National Geographic Society to authenticate the Gospel of Judas.
The ancient port of Ashkelon was a key point for trading Israeli wine. Archaeologists have unearthed a huge wine press and rare ceramic church model near the city’s old highway.
“Terah took Abram his son, and Lot…and Sarai… from Ur…to go to the land of Canaan.” No one has ever found Ur – until now, with a “breathtaking find” of a 4,000-year-old public building near Ur.
The place was popular with the tourists of the ancient world, the pilgrims.
Signs of the agricultural revolution in the Stone Age were found in northern Israel. Archaeologists discovered remains of an ancient village, along with sexual symbols.
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.
At about the same time the Jewish people were slaves in Egypt, a young donkey was sacrificed in what is now Israel and was placed under a house. In a rare discovery, Archaeologists found the skeleton.
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...
The protesters were claiming that there are Jewish burial caves nearby, which may not be disturbed.
Vahai believes those historic monuments were built for world navigation purposes.
Digging up the streets in Israel is a great way to discover ancient history, such as a 1,500-year-old installation for extracting liquids, like wine from grapes, found in Tel Aviv-Yafo.