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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.

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.

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...

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.

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.

Archaeologists Reveal Another Ancient, Luxurious Mosaic in Lod

Another beautiful, ancient and detailed mosaic is uncovered in Lod, and ready to be displayed to the public this week.

Under the Temple Mount

Republishing our 2012 archaeological exploration under the City of David.

Palmyra ‘Arch of Triumph’ Latest Casualty of ISIS

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

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

An extremely rare sarcophagus has been uncovered at a building site in Ashkelon.

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

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...

Thief Returns ancient Roman Artifacts: ‘They Brought Me Nothing but Trouble’

"I stole them in July 1995 and since then they have brought me nothing but trouble. Please, do not steal antiquities!”

Rare Inscription from King David Discovered in Jerusalem Hills

"Who Are You, Eshbaʽal Ben Beda?" The fourth inscription revealed so far dating to the Kingdom of Judah.

Church from 6th Century Discovered near Tel Aviv-Jerusalem Highway

Widening "Highway 1" has unearthed the church, oil lamps, a mosaic floor and mother-of-pearl shells.

1,400-Year-Old Wine Press Mysteriously Appears in Jerusalem

A Jerusalem jogger stumbled over an ancient wine press that hadn't been there before. The Israel Antiquities Authority was stumped...

Police Allow Muslim Officials to Damage Holy Floor of Temple Mount Rock [video]

The rock under the mosaic floor that was damaged is the foundation where the two Holy Temples stood.

Archaeologists Discover Egypt Occupied Tel Aviv 5,000 Years Ago

The discovery would be a death blow the PA claims that Tel Aviv is "Palestinian" if it weren't for the fact that that Arafat was born in Egypt.

Hikers Find Cache of Rare Coins from 2,300 Years Ago

Three Israeli Caving Club hikers found the cache in a stalactite cave in northern Israel.

1,000 Year Old Gold Treasure Found by Divers in Caesarea

The largest hoard of gold coins ever discovered in Israel was found in recent weeks on the seabed in the ancient port of Caesarea.

Ancient Grape Seeds in Negev May Help Re-Create 1,500-Year-Old Wine

The discovery of 1,500 year-old grape seeds may explain why the wine of the Negev so renowned in the Byzantine Empire.

Ancient Leviathan Fossils Found in Arava Valley

Archaeologists and scientists have found remains of what may have been an ancient Leviathan in the Arava Valley, not far from the Dead Sea.

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