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The earliest evidence of the arrival of eggplants in this Israel has come to light in the City of David, the archeological site of ancient Jerusalem: A 1,100-year-old refuse pit found in Israel Antiquities Authority excavations in the Jerusalem Walls National Park reveals dietary habits in the Early Islamic period.
Learn about the latest archaeological find – 8 more rows of the supporting Western Wall of the Second Temple and a Roman era theater-like structure when Eve Harow interviews Archaeologist Tehilla Leiberman today on Rejuvenation.
Construction of the Shelby White and Leon Levy Lod Mosaic Archaeological Center is underway to display world-class archaeological finds inside a modern complex.
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.
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.
The Greek inscription mentioning the Byzantine emperor Justinian was exposed on a mosaic floor in a room that was probably used as a hostel for pilgrims.
This important and magnificent synagogue was the center of study of the Vilna Gaon. In recent weeks, a delegation of archaeologists has uncovered two of the compound's ritual baths.
The discovery provides fascinating evidence of the central place of ritual purity in the daily lives of Galilean Jews during the time of the Second Temple.
The wealth of the Judaean kingdom's capital is manifest in the ornamental artifacts.
The textiles date to King Solomon’s reign, in the Iron Age (eleventh–tenth centuries BCE), and some are decorated with a red-and-blue bands pattern.
'The rings, bracelets and earrings – some of which are made of bronze and silver – appear to have been accidentally dropped during cooking in the kitchen of an ancient tower.'
The famous Battle of Karney Hittin that was fought on July 4, 1187, resulting in the defeat of the Crusader Kingdom by Saladin's army, was a direct outcome of the events in Tiberias.
These old wells are not very difficult to discern, because of the palm trees that grow around them and the fact that they are surrounded by thick, flourishing aquatic flora.
On the Occasion of Jerusalem Day, the Israel Antiquities Authority and the Nature and Parks Authority revealed evidence of the last battle of Jerusalem from 2,000 Years Ago.
Israeli students discovered rifle cartridges and shell fragments left by the British and Ottoman armies.
The project is being implemented as part of realizing the vision of 3 million tourists in Caesarea by the year 2030, and is becoming an important tourist-economic anchor for the residents of the region.
The Jewish Press online received the following email statement from the Temple Mount Sifting Project (visit their crowdfunding campaign): "Representatives from the Prime Minister’s office...
A rare and impressive array of ritual baths and underground systems used by rebels during the Bar Kokhba Revolt.
The surprising find was discovered in excavations of the Israel Antiquities Authority before the construction of Highway 200.
'The hoard constitutes evidence of the Persian invasion at the end of the Byzantine period, which led to the abandonment of the site.'
What makes this dolmen so unique is its huge dimensions, the structure surrounding it and, most importantly, the artistic decorations engraved in its ceiling.
Archaeologists are saying this phenomenon has been repeated recently because of an urban (tent compound?) myth.
'No one can argue with the written artifact. There was an ancient synagogue here and the synagogue was built in its current form in recent centuries.'