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Second Temple Era Key Exposed at New Highway Site

Excavations are mandatory prior to the start of public works in Israel.

BBC Yanked Israeli Film on Jewish Exodus from Jerusalem (video)

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.

Hamas Bulldozes UN Heritage Site for Terrorist Training Grounds

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.

Ancient Monument Underwater in the Kinneret

Researchers say the shape and composition of the structure does not appear to be a natural formation.

A Rare Second Temple Period Mikveh Discovered in Jerusalem

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.

Archeological Chemists Authenticate Ancient Text with Egyptian Wedding Certificate

Barabe’s team was part of an effort organized by the National Geographic Society to authenticate the Gospel of Judas.

Rare 1,500-Year-Old Wine Press and Church Model found in Israel

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.

Archaeologists’ Discovery May Be in Abraham’s Home City of Ur

“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.

Archeologist Discover ‘Gates of Hell’ in Turkey

The place was popular with the tourists of the ancient world, the pilgrims.

Evidence of Stone Age Cultic Phallic Symbols Found in Israel

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.

Detectives Arrest Man Who Stole 300-Year-Old Torah Parchment

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.

Rare Discovery of 3,500-Year-Old Donkey in Israel

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.

Egypt Ignoring Destruction of Huge Archaeological Site

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...

Police Car Damaged, Haredim Arrested over Archeological Dig

The protesters were claiming that there are Jewish burial caves nearby, which may not be disturbed.

US Marine Cracks Mystery of Pyramids and Stonehenge (Video)

Vahai believes those historic monuments were built for world navigation purposes.

Ancient Liquid Extraction Installation Uncovered in Tel Aviv-Yafo

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.

Police Uncover 2,000-year-old Coins Stolen by Galilee Arabs

Police in the northern Galilee city of Galilee raided a home in an Arab village this week and recovered 300 coins and artifacts, some...

King Herod Exhibition Tracing the Life of a Builder and a Murderer

Lionized as “the greatest builder in human history,” King Herod was also demonized for his cruelty and his shady religious origins.

Ancient Site Restored after Modern Vandalism

Nabatean King Obodas, revered as a deity, built the southern Negev city of Avdat 2000 years ago. Vandals tried to destroy it three years ago. Now it has been restored.

Rare Artifact Stolen from Tel Shiloh Archaeological Site

The artifact was stolen from the location where it had been found, still lodged in the wall.

Archaeological Discovery Sheds Light on the Mystery of Shiloh

An uncovered broken clay pitcher embedded in a layer of reddish ashes completes the story of the devastation of Shiloh.

Arabs Ignoring High Court Ruling, Dumping Artifacts off Temple Mount

The Waqf, a Jordanian Muslim religious body entrusted with the management of the Temple Mount, has been renovating the site for years.

Rare Neolithic Well Discovered in Jezreel Valley

The Israel Antiquities Authority has announced the discovery of a rare well dating back to the Stone Age, used by the first firmers of the Jezreel Valley.

Archaeologists Find Tomb of Egyptian Princess

AP: The 4,500-year-old tomb of a Egyptian Pharaonic princess has been discovered by Czech archaeologists south of Cairo, leading experts to believe more tombs may be in the area.

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