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

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

'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 National Park

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

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.

All About the Ancient ‘Jerusalem’ Papyrus [video]

The Israel Antiquities Authority talk about the newly discovered Papyrus.

Largest Archaeological Garden Ever in Israel Inaugurated at IDF Kirya Base in Tel Aviv

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

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

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

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

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

New App Puts Dead Scrolls on iPhone and iPad

"In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth." (Genesis 1:1)

Archaeologists Uncover Tale of Ancient Mikveh and WWII Australian Soldiers

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

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

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.

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

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

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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