The New finds precede the earliest mosaics discovered at the site by a hundred years.
Six Israeli archaeologists visiting the Temple Mount compound were attacked by employees of the Jordanian Waqf.
“There is no other known discovery like this. It is simply one of a kind,” said IAA geologist Anastasia Shapiro.
Hazor is the largest biblical-era site in Israel, covering some 200 acres, and has been recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Images portray Noah’s ark and animals, chaotic parting of Red Sea
"99% of the chapters and articles written about Philistine burial customs should be revised or ignored now that we have the first and only Philistine cemetery found just outside the city walls of Tel Ashkelon."
The ancient oil lamp is dated to the 12th century AD (early Crusader period).
“The mask, and now the gate in which it was embedded, are continuing to fire our imaginations."
The Raelians use the swastika as a symbol of peace, which has kept them from being allowed into Israel, where they wished to establish an embassy for extraterrestrials.
“Antiquities robbers and the unlicensed antiquities dealers will very quickly come to understand that they have no one to sell the stolen antiquities to.”
More proof that Jews lived in the Land of Israel for thousands of years, fighting the Romans with heart and soul.
An Arab driver from Beit Hanina tried to use a Norwegian diplomatic vehicle to smuggle Israeli antiquities to Jordan.
The plan’s first excavation is currently underway in the Cave of the Skulls in Nahal Tse'elim, with the assistance of numerous volunteers.
After journeying from the Western Desert tombs of Egypt, through Dubai, Europe and Israel, two 3,000 year-old stolen artifacts are making their way home on Sunday.
A large merchant ship carrying a cargo of metal slated for recycling encountered a storm at the entrance to the harbor and drifted until it smashed into the seawall and the rocks.
The ancient water reservoir of Solomon's Pools is damaged but has not yet been repaired by the Palestinian Authority.
Two 'mummy paintings' stolen by the Nazis from the heirs of a German publisher have been returned to his heirs.
Vandalizing a archeological site is a serious criminal offense.
A rare scarab seal belonging to a senior Egyptian official of the 13th Pharaonic Dynasty is found by a birdwatcher on Israel's northern coast.
The Temple Mount Sifting Project was initiated in response to the illegal removal of tons of earth from the Temple Mount by the Waqf in 1999.
Using cutting-edge computerized image processing and machine learning tools, the TAU team analyzed 16 inscriptions unearthed at an excavation in the remote fort of Arad.
Judean glass was a light green color and less expensive than Egyptian glass.But where were the centers that manufactured this Judean glass?
"Even we veteran excavators were extremely excited because it’s not every day that one uncovers such rare artifacts as these, and in such a fine state of preservation.”
In less than a year of ISIS control, the group destroyed countless archaeological treasures in the ancient city.
The newly discovered mosaic indicates that the church was originally built in the fourth century.