“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.
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.