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Kishle Castle
 

Posted on: November 13th, 2014

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Remains of Herod's Jerusalem castle have been excavated and opened to the public.

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Photo of the Latin inscription set against the Rockefeller Museum, seat of the Israel Antiquities Authority in Jerusalem.
 

Posted on: October 21st, 2014

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A 2,000 year old stone fragment bearing an official Latin inscription dedicated to the Roman Emperor Hadrian is found in Jerusalem.

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Steps in the 1,700-year-old ritual pool uncovered along Highway 38, near the Ha'Ela Junction.
 

Posted on: October 7th, 2014

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Israeli archaeologists have uncovered a curious double tale of an ancient ritual pool and two Australian soldiers during WWII.

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Rare silver coin from period of Bar Kochba showing some of the  four species.
 

Posted on: October 6th, 2014

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The exhibition includes the largest gold medallion with Judaic symbols known in existence.

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A  new discovery of an ancient stalactite cave has revealed fascinating colors and shapes.
 

Posted on: September 21st, 2014

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The exact location is secret because of safety concerns. How long before the PA claims it is theirs?

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Holocaust survivors memorial, Yad Vashem, Jerusalem.
 

Posted on: September 17th, 2014

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The location of the gas chambers at the notorious Sobibor death camp has been revealed, Yad Vashem announced Wednesday.

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A "musicians'  stand" from the National Treasures Online site of the Rockefeller Museum of Jerusalem
 

Posted on: September 9th, 2014

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The archeological treasures in the Rockefeller Museum of Jerusalem can now be accessed online.

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Eroding limestone make it easier to put notes in crevices in the Western Wall but also contribute to  its instability.
 

Posted on: August 12th, 2014

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One advantage of erosion of stones at the Kotel is more cracks for people to place prayer notes.

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Pablo Betzer, IAA District Archaeologist for Judah, with a coin from the Year Four of the Great Revolt.Ancient Money Box from Second Temple Era Discovered near the Jerusalem–Tel Aviv Highway.
 

Posted on: August 5th, 2014

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All of the coins are stamped on one side with a chalice and the Hebrew inscription “To the Redemption of Zion”...

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Posted on: June 23rd, 2014

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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 Jerusalem, the Old City of Acco and Haifa’s Bahai Gardens on the prestigious list of extraordinary cultural sites from around the world.  

Tel Hebron 1
 

Posted on: June 6th, 2014

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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.

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Seal of Mar Sabas
 

Posted on: May 27th, 2014

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A rare monastery seal was discovered in a Jewish neighborhood in Jerusalem -- and presented to the Greek Orthodox Patriarch, who noted its importance.

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This 2,000-year-old chisel may have been used to help build the Western Wall, according to archaeologists.
 

Posted on: April 22nd, 2014

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The chisel was found along with a gold bell that may have been on the clothes of the High Priest.

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ancient skull discovered Gush Etzion
 

Posted on: April 20th, 2014

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A surprised group of hikers stumbled across human bones in a Gush Etzion cave. But what they actually found was even more astounding.

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Gold scarab with symbol of Pharaoh Seti I set in a ring found in a 3,300 year old coffin in the Jezreel Valley
 

Posted on: April 9th, 2014

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A gold signet ring naming Egyptian Pharaoh Seti I was found in an ancient coffin in the Jezreel Valley.

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The Gihon Spring still flows in Jerusalem
 

Posted on: April 3rd, 2014

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In a secret ceremony held Tuesday, officials inaugurated the site of King Solomon's coronation in the City of David.

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Several of 11 Second Temple period coffins that Israel and PA Arabs were in the midst of stealing before being caught.
 

Posted on: March 31st, 2014

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The Jews who were ready to buy Second Temple history are no less guilty than the Arabs who stole and tried to sell it.

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Design of new Mandel Archaeology complex in Jerusalem
 

Posted on: March 18th, 2014

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Israel’s image of an archaeological center of the world gets a new boost.

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Happy Purim? One of 11 of the oldest masks in the world on display at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem.
 

Posted on: March 13th, 2014

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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 masks are made of stones and were discovered in the Judean desert near Jerusalem. Experts believe the masks were meant to look like skulls, with each displaying a unique personality […]

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A worker of the Israel Antiquities Authority sews fragments of the Dead Sea scrolls, in a preservation laboratory at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem.
 

Posted on: March 12th, 2014

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Digging for the past sometimes is possible by simple looking at what already has been found.

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