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.
Alex was probably a senior government official, who suffered from osteoporosis and receding gums and missing teeth.
When workers opened the cave the next morning, they found the intruder covered in mud and dust, carrying archaeological finds in his bag.
In the near future the IAA will award Laurie a certificate of appreciation for her good citizenship.
A Rare 2,500 Year Old Seal Bearing the Name “Elihana bat Gael” was Discovered in IAI Excavations at the City of David, in the Jerusalem Walls National Park.
The necropolis covered more than 7 acres and originally contained more than 100 tombs between 2200 and 650 BCE — roughly the time of the first Israelite kingdom.
The value of the wine in the storeroom can be estimated at a minimum of 1,900 silver shekels, an enormous sum that would have purchased three merchant ships.
"Jerusalem demonstrates that wherever one turns over a stone ancient artifacts will be found related to the city’s glorious past."
"The archaeologists entered the class during a Torah lesson, just when we were learning about Rachel stealing her father’s household gods."
The ancient copper mines in Timna, deep in Israel’s Arava Valley, are believed by some to be the site of King Solomon's mines.
The hands-on virtual workspace that will allow scholars around the world to work together simultaneously.
Excavations at the site showed that groups in the Jordan Valley became more stationary and potentially larger in size.
"The buildings uncovered are of a standard that would not fall short of Jerusalem's [current] architecture."
Left-wing NGOs have already jumped on the story.
Jordan demands that Israel "return jurisdiction" over a part of the Western Wall to the Islamic Waqf.