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Students Earn Travel to Poland Digging Up 2000-Year-Old Mikvahs Outside Bet...

29 Adar 5777 – March 27, 2017
A rare and impressive array of ritual baths and underground systems used by rebels during the Bar Kokhba Revolt.

2,000 Year Old Road Excavated near Bet Shemesh

9 Adar 5777 – March 7, 2017
'The ancient road passed close to the Israel National Trail and we believe that it will spark interest among the hikers.'

IAA to Inaugurate New Mikvah Path at the Walls Around Jerusalem...

10 Shevat 5777 – February 5, 2017
A new path running among two-thousand year old ritual baths that were used by pilgrims visiting the Temple Mount is to be inaugurated at the Ophel site in the Walls Around Jerusalem National Park.

Tomb Raiders Caught Red-Handed in Northern Israel

15 Kislev 5777 – December 14, 2016
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

1 Heshvan 5777 – November 1, 2016
Archaeologists are excited about the discovery of a rare gold coin in the Lower Galilee.

All About the Ancient ‘Jerusalem’ Papyrus [video]

25 Tishri 5777 – October 26, 2016
The Israel Antiquities Authority talk about the newly discovered Papyrus.

Largest Archaeological Garden Ever in Israel Inaugurated at IDF Kirya Base...

10 Elul 5776 – September 13, 2016
The largest archaeological garden ever established in the State of Israel was inaugurated Monday at Camp Rabin, in the IDF Kirya Base in Tel Aviv.

Israel Okays Incoming Flights from Europe

12 Adar II 5776 – March 22, 2016
Until the situation is clarified, Israel has blocked incoming flights from Europe at least until midnight.

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

17 Shevat 5776 – January 27, 2016
More evidence of ancient Jewish presence in the Land of Israel: 1,700-year-old gravestones uncovered.

Archaeologists Reveal Another Ancient, Luxurious Mosaic in Lod

4 Kislev 5776 – November 16, 2015
Another beautiful, ancient and detailed mosaic is uncovered in Lod, and ready to be displayed to the public this week.

Unique 1,800-Year-Old Sarcophagus Found at Ashkelon Building Site

19 Elul 5775 – September 3, 2015
An extremely rare sarcophagus has been uncovered at a building site in Ashkelon.

New App Puts Dead Scrolls on iPhone and iPad

27 Heshvan 5775 – November 20, 2014
"In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth." (Genesis 1:1)

Archaeologists Uncover Tale of Ancient Mikveh and WWII Australian Soldiers

13 Tishri 5775 – October 7, 2014
Israeli archaeologists have uncovered a curious double tale of an ancient ritual pool and two Australian soldiers during WWII.

Israel Antiquities Authority Director, Shuka Dorfman, 64, z’l

5 Av 5774 – July 31, 2014
Shuka Dorfman, head of the Israel Antiquities Authority, has passed away at 64 after a serious illness.

Rare 800 Yr Old Christian Monastery Seal Discovered in Jerusalem

27 Iyyar 5774 – May 27, 2014
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

9 Nisan 5774 – April 9, 2014
A gold signet ring naming Egyptian Pharaoh Seti I was found in an ancient coffin in the Jezreel Valley.

Section of 1,800-Year-Old Road Discovered in Jerusalem

17 Tammuz 5773 – June 25, 2013
Greetings from the Roman Empire! Thanks to the need to install a new drainage pipe, archaeologists have dug up for the first time a well-preserved section of an ancient road in the capital.

Hebrew Seal Dating Back to First Temple Period Discovered

10 Iyyar 5772 – May 1, 2012
Israel Antiquities Authority: The seal, discovered during excavations of the drainage channel between the City of David and the Jerusalem Archaeological Garden, "is engraved with the name of its owner: 'Lematanyahu Ben Ho…' ('למתניהו בן הו...' meaning: 'Belonging to Matanyahu Ben Ho…')."

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