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Decapitated Toads Found in 4,000-Year-Old Caananite Tomb Uncovered in Excavation Near Jerusalem Biblical Zoo

The remains of at least nine decapitated toads were found in a jar in the ancient tomb uncovered in a 4,000-year-old burial cave in Jerusalem.

New Archaeology Exhibition: Ancient Bureaucracy and Clerks From Israel’s Past

A collection of seals, some with ancient Hebrew inscriptions, and other new findings go on public display this week at the annual City of David archaeology conference.

Rare Prehistoric Slab Discovered on Highway 38

The manager of the excavation says the stone is a “rare and very special discovery” since only about ten similar slabs from this period have been found.

Plans to Renovate Ancient Harbor at Caesarea

Two foundations will donate more than NIS 100 million to join with the government in the project to bring the past to life.

Tel Aviv Train Service Resumes Thursday

The daily commute in Tel Aviv has been a complex affair due to construction for the city's new Light Rail.

Tomb Raiders Caught Red-Handed in Northern Israel

Three grave robbers were caught as they were raiding a burial cave excavation in northern Israel, stealing precious artifacts.

Rare 1,200-Year-Old Gold Coin Discovered in Lower Galilee

Archaeologists are excited about the discovery of a rare gold coin in the Lower Galilee.

Excavation Reveals Spot Where Romans Breached Jerusalem’s Wall 2,000 Years Ago

Fascinating evidence of breaking through Jerusalem’s Third Wall at the end of the Second Temple period was discovered in an excavation where the new Bezalel campus will be built.

Rare Cache of Silver Coins From Hasmonean Period Found in Modi’in

More proof that Jews lived in the Land of Israel for thousands of years, fighting the Romans with heart and soul.

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.

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.

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.

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