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Seven-Year-Old Boy Exposes 3,400 Year Old Figurine

"The archaeologists entered the class during a Torah lesson, just when we were learning about Rachel stealing her father’s household gods."

Textiles Dating Back to King David’s Era Found at Timna Dig

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.

Dead Sea Scrolls Puzzle Pieces to Be Matched via Digitizing

The hands-on virtual workspace that will allow scholars around the world to work together simultaneously.

Jordan Valley Prehistoric Village Discovered

Excavations at the site showed that groups in the Jordan Valley became more stationary and potentially larger in size.

Excavation Reveals: Jerusalem Has Been Prime Real-Estate Location for 7000 Years

"The buildings uncovered are of a standard that would not fall short of Jerusalem's [current] architecture."

Jordan Adds to Western Wall Mixed-Gender Prayer Controversy

Jordan demands that Israel "return jurisdiction" over a part of the Western Wall to the Islamic Waqf.

Golan Heights Farmers Turn Syrian Bunker Into Wine Cellar

A small community in northern Israel is home to a winery built in a former Syrian military bunker.

Hiker Discovers 3,500-Year-Old Egyptian Seal in Galilee

Amit Haklai received an official commendation from the IAA for discovering the artifact and, even more important, for handing it over.

1,700-Year-Old Gravestones of Unknown Rabbis Uncovered in Northern Israel

More evidence of ancient Jewish presence in the Land of Israel: 1,700-year-old gravestones uncovered.

Bored With Snow? Trek the Israel National Trail With Google Street View!

Trekkers unable to hike the Israel National Trail no longer need mourn their plight: it's now on Google Street View.

ISIS Grinds Iraq’s Oldest Christian Monastery to Rubble

U.S. soldiers prayed in the ancient monastery during their deployment in Iraq.

There’s a 3,400 Year Old Canaanite Citadel in my Basement

The fortress was destroyed at least four times by an intense conflagration, and each time it was rebuilt.

Roman Aqueduct Excavated in Arava Region

The discovery reinforces the theory that agriculture in the Arava goes back thousands of years.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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