Israel's report this to the UNESCO World Heritage Committee was duly noted, and then basically tossed aside.
The largest archaeological garden ever established in the State of Israel was inaugurated Monday at Camp Rabin, in the IDF Kirya Base in Tel Aviv.
Tel Aviv University archaeology team confirms donkey stables, livestock pens in Timna date back to the time of Kings David and Solomon.
"The texts we study are ancient, but the ideas are as exciting and relevant as ever.”
Left-wing NGOs have already jumped on the story.
The finger fragment will be handed over to additional experts for dating.
Surprisingly, the theater appears to have formed part of a large sanctuary, played an important role in religious ceremonies.
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.
A collection of seals, some with ancient Hebrew inscriptions, and other new findings go on public display this week at the annual City of David archaeology conference.
Archaeologists slid the vessels on ropes 30 yards down a sheer cliff.
Two stone incense altars were discovered in one of the rooms. One of them, bearing the carved image of a bull, is depicted as standing in what is apparently the façade of a temple adorned with magnificent columns.
The artifact was stolen from the location where it had been found, still lodged in the wall.
Among the many artifacts on display will be breathtaking mosaics, laboratories for the treatment of artifacts, the Dead Sea scrolls, intriguing, 7,000 year-old objects, and an audiovisual presentation projected in the National Treasures center.
"I intuited that there was something hidden there," Geller recalled.
The damage to the mask is irreversible, both from the epoxy, and from the scratches from trying to get the extra glue off.
Israeli archaeologists will present to the public the new evidence recently uncovered of the truth of the Biblical kingdom of David.
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.
This might be the earliest example of written Hebrew found to date.
“It literally happened on the last day of the excavation, when right in front of our eyes and the of the thrilled students, an unusual ceramic vessel c. 18 cm high was exposed, bearing the image of a person."
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.
Two 'mummy paintings' stolen by the Nazis from the heirs of a German publisher have been returned to his heirs.
Officials at the Israel Lands Authority, JNF and the Israel National Parks Authority were shocked when the sale was announced. No one was notified in advance.
A winter wonderland in the Golan Heights and rainy weather in the rest of Israel is a blessing that will help fill Lake Kinneret with much-needed water.
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.
The Qumran calendar used a 364-day system, perfectly divided into 4 and 7, with each holiday falling on the same day of the week each year.