This was probably an administrative site built to control the surrounding farmsteads during the Assyrian period.
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.
An Arab merchant was trying to smuggle the coins through the crossing into Israel.
“Nothing is more disgraceful than UNESCO declaring the world’s only Jewish state the ‘occupier’ of the Western Wall and Jerusalem’s Old City."
Israel's report this to the UNESCO World Heritage Committee was duly noted, and then basically tossed aside.
The textiles date to King Solomon’s reign, in the Iron Age (eleventh–tenth centuries BCE), and some are decorated with a red-and-blue bands pattern.
UNESCO and the PA now want to erase Israel's connection to Hebron and the Tomb of the Patriarchs.
'The rings, bracelets and earrings – some of which are made of bronze and silver – appear to have been accidentally dropped during cooking in the kitchen of an ancient tower.'
The famous Battle of Karney Hittin that was fought on July 4, 1187, resulting in the defeat of the Crusader Kingdom by Saladin's army, was a direct outcome of the events in Tiberias.
The architecture of the Herodian bath is very similar to the baths and cisterns discovered in nearby Qumran (across the Dead Sea).
Military correspondence from the First Temple period was found on the reverse side of a well-studied artifact at The Israel Museum.
This is the second gang of antiquities robbers that has been caught in the past two weeks in northern Israel.
Cavemen? Not really…
These old wells are not very difficult to discern, because of the palm trees that grow around them and the fact that they are surrounded by thick, flourishing aquatic flora.
On the Occasion of Jerusalem Day, the Israel Antiquities Authority and the Nature and Parks Authority revealed evidence of the last battle of Jerusalem from 2,000 Years Ago.
The first Jordanian coin from the sifting was discovered on June 6, 2005, the 38th anniversary of Jerusalem’s unification.
The director of the Western Wall Heritage Foundation showed President Trump and his family during their visit to the site explanatory photos and drawings of the Holy Temples and the Temple Mount.
The manager of the excavation says the stone is a “rare and very special discovery” since only about ten similar slabs from this period have been found.
The museums in Israel, especially, house priceless treasures of our nation's past and present.
The 'Star Street' is a road that runs through the old town of Bethlehem, leading to the Church of the Nativity.
Police archaeology unit investigators have estimated the value of the exhibits, from the Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine and Medieval periods, at tens of thousands of dollars.
Israeli students discovered rifle cartridges and shell fragments left by the British and Ottoman armies.
The project is being implemented as part of realizing the vision of 3 million tourists in Caesarea by the year 2030, and is becoming an important tourist-economic anchor for the residents of the region.
Two foundations will donate more than NIS 100 million to join with the government in the project to bring the past to life.
The finger fragment will be handed over to additional experts for dating.