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Unique 65-Foot Long Entrance Discovered at Herodian Hilltop Palace

Excavations also turned up hidden tunnels dug by Jewish rebels in the period of the Bar Kokhba Revolt.

Centuries before Hanukkah: Remains of 8,000-Year Old Olive Oil Found in Galilee

“This is the earliest evidence of the use of olive oil in the country, and perhaps the entire Mediterranean basin."

‘House of David’ Rock on Exhibit at NY Metropolitan Museum of Art

The ‘homely’ ancient rock, discovered in 1993, adds evidence of King David’s existence.

The Use of Fire May Have Begun In Israel 350,000 Years Ago

If fire indeed was invented in Israel, will the Boycott Israel movement stop lighting matches?

Rare 2,000 Yr Old Monument to Emperor Hadrian Found in Jerusalem

A 2,000 year old stone fragment bearing an official Latin inscription dedicated to the Roman Emperor Hadrian is found in Jerusalem.

Rare ‘Four Species’ Coin from Bar Kochba in Display in Israel

The exhibition includes the largest gold medallion with Judaic symbols known in existence.

Huge Stalactite Cave Discovered Near Gush Etzion

The exact location is secret because of safety concerns. How long before the PA claims it is theirs?

Ancient Money Box from Second Temple Era Discovered Near Jerusalem–Tel Aviv Highway

All of the coins are stamped on one side with a chalice and the Hebrew inscription “To the Redemption of Zion”...

Rare 800 Yr Old Christian Monastery Seal Discovered in Jerusalem

A rare monastery seal was discovered in a Jewish neighborhood in Jerusalem -- and presented to the Greek Orthodox Patriarch, who noted its importance.

Rare Ancient Coffin in Jezreel Valley Holds Egyptian Pharaoh’s Signet Ring

A gold signet ring naming Egyptian Pharaoh Seti I was found in an ancient coffin in the Jezreel Valley.

Archaeologists Inaugurate King Solomon’s Coronation Site

In a secret ceremony held Tuesday, officials inaugurated the site of King Solomon's coronation in the City of David.

Arabs Caught Red-Handed Stealing Second Temple Coffins

The Jews who were ready to buy Second Temple history are no less guilty than the Arabs who stole and tried to sell it.

US Donation to Israel for Largest Middle East Archaeology Library

Israel’s image of an archaeological center of the world gets a new boost.

Oldest Known Masks in the World on Display in Israel

A new display in Jerusalem is showcasing the oldest-known masks in the world, believed to have originated 9,000 years ago, long before Purim. The 11...

New Texts Found in ‘Dead Sea Scroll’ Caves

Digging for the past sometimes is possible by simple looking at what already has been found.

Ancient Mikveh Discovered In Spain

A 15th century mikveh was discovered at the location of the last synagogue in the old Jewish quarter of Girona in Catalonia, Spain. The discovery...

Major 1,500-Year-Old Church and Mosaic Discovered

This archaeological discovery will save Jews from living in homes built over the remains of a church.

‘Sunken Treasure Chest’ of Ancient Pottery found in Woman’s Basement

“Hello, Israel Antiquities Authority? Look, I am cleaning out my basement and there is a whole bunch of pottery and other stuff here that...

New Dig in Hebron Aimed at Uncovering King David’s Palace

'All the elders of Israel came to the king [David] to Hebron, and King David made a convenient with them in Hebron… In Hebron, he was king over Judea for seven years and six months…. (Samuel 2, Ch. 5).'

Researchers Find Ancient Fabrics in Colors Noted in Jewish Sources

Researchers have revealed three rare 2,000-year-old fabrics that were dyed with an extract and in prestigious colors mentioned in Jewish sources.

Israeli Museum Names Hall for US Fugitive Kobi Alexander

Only in Israel. The Eretz Israel Museum in Tel Aviv is naming a hall after U.S. fugitive and former Comverse technology CEO Kobi Alexander, who...

Highway Work Uncovers 900-Year-0ld Fountain in Garden

Development of a modern highway has unearthed the discovery of an Islamic period fountain in a private garden outside the richer ares of Old Ramla, near the airport.

PA Caught Digging in Area of Maccabee Era Artifacts

The Palestinian Authority for years has been trying to destroy evidence of the existence of the Holy Temples, and new fears have arisen that...

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