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Rare Roman Period Frescoes Discovered in Galilee

The New finds precede the earliest mosaics discovered at the site by a hundred years.

Islamic Guards Attack Archaeologists on Temple Mount “for Picking Up Olives”

Six Israeli archaeologists visiting the Temple Mount compound were attacked by employees of the Jordanian Waqf.

High School Students Help Discover a Unique 1,600 Year Old Pottery Workshop in the...

“There is no other known discovery like this. It is simply one of a kind,” said IAA geologist Anastasia Shapiro.

Statue of Egyptian Official Found at Tel-Hazor

Hazor is the largest biblical-era site in Israel, covering some 200 acres, and has been recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Baylor University Group Helps Unearth Ancient Mosaics, Coins, in Israeli Synagogue Ruins

Images portray Noah’s ark and animals, chaotic parting of Red Sea

First Philistine Cemetery Discovered in Israel

"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."

Israeli Lifeguard Discovers 900 Year Old Oil Lamp During Beach Run

The ancient oil lamp is dated to the 12th century AD (early Crusader period).

Gateway to Temple of the ‘God’ Pan May Have Been Excavated at Golan National...

“The mask, and now the gate in which it was embedded, are continuing to fire our imaginations."

UFO Religion Celebrates ‘Swastika Rehabilitation Day’

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.

Illegal Antiquities Trader Busted in Jerusalem Raid

“Antiquities robbers and the unlicensed antiquities dealers will very quickly come to understand that they have no one to sell the stolen antiquities to.”

Rare Cache of Silver Coins From Hasmonean Period Found in Modi’in

More proof that Jews lived in the Land of Israel for thousands of years, fighting the Romans with heart and soul.

Driver of Norwegian Diplomatic Vehicle Found Smuggling Antiquities to Jordan

An Arab driver from Beit Hanina tried to use a Norwegian diplomatic vehicle to smuggle Israeli antiquities to Jordan.

IAA Plans to Excavate Judean Desert Caves, Save Scrolls from Robbers

The plan’s first excavation is currently underway in the Cave of the Skulls in Nahal Tse'elim, with the assistance of numerous volunteers.

Israel Returns Looted 3,000 Year-Old Egyptian Sarcophagi

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.

Divers Discover ‘Spectacular’ Cargo of Ancient Shipwreck in Caesarea Harbor

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.

Serious Damage to Solomon’s Pools Still Neglected by Palestinian Authority

The ancient water reservoir of Solomon's Pools is damaged but has not yet been repaired by the Palestinian Authority.

Two Roman-Era ‘Mummy Paintings’ Stolen By Nazis Returned to Jewish Heirs

Two 'mummy paintings' stolen by the Nazis from the heirs of a German publisher have been returned to his heirs.

Pharoah Sends Passover Greetings; Rare Scarab Seal Found at Tel Dor

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.

Egyptian Amulet Bearing Name of Pharaoh Found in Soil from Temple Mount

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.

TAU Researchers: 2,600 Year-Old Inscriptions Show Widespread Literacy in Israel

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.

Ancient Glass-Works Prove Israel Was World Glass Production Center

Judean glass was a light green color and less expensive than Egyptian glass.But where were the centers that manufactured this Judean glass?

2nd Temple Era Bronze Utensils Discovered in Migdal Excavations on Sea of Galilee

"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.”

Assad Troops with Russian Air Support Liberate Ancient Tadmor

In less than a year of ISIS control, the group destroyed countless archaeological treasures in the ancient city.

Colorful Mosaic Uncovered in Unique Byzantine Church in Gush Etzion

The newly discovered mosaic indicates that the church was originally built in the fourth century.

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