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Impressive Farmstead, Ancient Monastery, Colorful Mosaics Exposed at Rosh Ha’Ayin

18 Tevet 5776 – December 30, 2015
The remains of an ancient monastery, colorful mosaics and a farmstead are uncovered in Rosh Ha'Ayin.

Byzantine-Era Lamb Sculpture Discovered at Caesarea Port

12 Tevet 5776 – December 24, 2015
Archaeologists discovered a Byzantine-era marble sculpture of a lamb Thursday morning in excavations at Caesarea port in the Caesarea National Park, Experts suggested that the...

Update: Antiquities Authority Mystery Solved: It’s a Gadget

10 Tevet 5776 – December 22, 2015
A few months ago, a maintenance worker at a Jerusalem cemetery discovered a suspicious object, concealed in an ancient structure on the grounds.

1,500 Year Old Hebrew Inscription Discovered on East Coast of Sea of Galilee

5 Tevet 5776 – December 16, 2015
The surprising discovery supports the belief there used to be a Jewish settlement in the Kursi Beach National Park.

King Hezekiah’s Seal Discovered in Jerusalem

20 Kislev 5776 – December 2, 2015
This external evidence further establishes the veracity of the biblical account of the nation of Israel’s empires going back some 3,000 years.

Seal of First Temple Era King Discovered in Old City of Jerusalem

The 2,700-year-old seal of King Hezekiah the "closest thing to the king," says archaeologist.

Inspired by ‘Indiana Jones,’ Israeli Kid Discovers 2,500-Year-Old Artifact

14 Kislev 5776 – November 25, 2015
An 8-year-old Israeli child made a significant archaeological discovery while hiking with his family in the Judean Foothills region, west of Jerusalem.

Eight Is Not Enough: History of the Ancient Candles in Israel

The Hanukkah commandment is to light the candles at the front door, or in a window overlooking the street, so they may be seen by passersby, as an announcement of the miracle.

Discovery: Israeli Early Man from 10,000 Years Ago Ate Hummus

12 Kislev 5776 – November 24, 2015
The seeds found in the prehistoric sites indicate that the human diet consisted mainly of fava beans, lentils, various types of beans and chickpeas, the main ingredient in hummus.

Archaeologists Reveal Another Ancient, Luxurious Mosaic in Lod

4 Kislev 5776 – November 16, 2015
Another beautiful, ancient and detailed mosaic is uncovered in Lod, and ready to be displayed to the public this week.

Ancient Mystery Solved: Hellenistic Citadel that Restricted Jewish Rule in Hasmonean Jerusalem [photos]

21 Heshvan 5776 – November 3, 2015
A recent discovery has solved one of Jerusalem’s biggest historical mysteries: the location of the Acra, the fortified compound in Jerusalem built by Antiochus Epiphanes, ruler of the Hellenistic Seleucid Empire.

Palmyra Citadel Hit in Russian Air Strikes on ISIS Terror Base

The citadel at the ancient city of Palmyra was struck during multiple air strikes on an ISIS terrorist base by Russian fighter pilots.

Palmyra ‘Arch of Triumph’ Latest Casualty of ISIS

23 Tishri 5776 – October 6, 2015
A third archaeological treasure at Palmyra in Syria has been destroyed by ISIS: the Arch of Triumph.

Rare 1,500-year-old Mosaic Featured on Sukkot at Kiryat Gat Industrial Park

16 Tishri 5776 – September 29, 2015
A rare 1,500 year old mosaic exposed in the Kiryat Gat industrial park is featured at the park's Sukkot festival.

Unique 1,800-Year-Old Sarcophagus Found at Ashkelon Building Site

19 Elul 5775 – September 3, 2015
An extremely rare sarcophagus has been uncovered at a building site in Ashkelon.

Researchers Ponder World’s Oldest Qur’an – Is It Older Than Mohammad?

18 Elul 5775 – September 2, 2015
Fragile pages of possibly the world's oldest Qur'an could pre-date the birth of Islam's founder, prophet Mohammed.

Palmyra’s Ancient ‘Temple of Bel’ Destroyed in New Blast

16 Elul 5775 – August 31, 2015
ISIS destroys a new, majestic part of the Syrian UNESCO World Heritage site, Palmyra.

Second Temple-Era Podium May Be Discovery in City of David

The Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) has made an exciting announcement: A 2,000-year-old podium may have been found in the City of David section of...

ISIS Tortures, Beheads Chief Archaeologist of Palmyra

5 Elul 5775 – August 19, 2015
ISIS beheaded the chief archaeologist of the ancient city of Palmyra and hung his headless body there.

Judea and Samaria Civil Administration Invites Arabs to Learn about Glorious Jewish Past

28 Av 5775 – August 12, 2015
The panel made it the duty of the military commander in the area to enforce making the site accessible.

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