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Evidence Revealed of the Last Battle of Jerusalem from 2,000 Years Ago

29 Iyyar 5777 – May 25, 2017
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.

Rare Prehistoric Slab Discovered on Highway 38

20 Iyyar 5777 – May 15, 2017
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.

Evidence of World War I Battlefield Exposed East of Tel Aviv

13 Iyyar 5777 – May 9, 2017
Israeli students discovered rifle cartridges and shell fragments left by the British and Ottoman armies.

Rothschild Foundation Investing $27 Million in Caesarea’s Hidden Treasures, Past and Present

30 Nisan 5777 – April 26, 2017
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.

Temple Mount Sifting Project to Netanyahu: Show Us the Money

10 Nisan 5777 – April 6, 2017
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...

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

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.

Liquor Stash Belonging to WW1 British Soldiers Exposed in Central Israel

24 Adar 5777 – March 22, 2017
The surprising find was discovered in excavations of the Israel Antiquities Authority before the construction of Highway 200.

1,400 Year Old Coin Hoard Discovered in Highway 1 Excavations

21 Adar 5777 – March 19, 2017
'The hoard constitutes evidence of the Persian invasion at the end of the Byzantine period, which led to the abandonment of the site.'

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.'

4,000 Years Old Mysterious Tomb with Rock Art Exposed in Upper Galilee

7 Adar 5777 – March 5, 2017
What makes this dolmen so unique is its huge dimensions, the structure surrounding it and, most importantly, the artistic decorations engraved in its ceiling.

Gold Digging Gang Caught in Negev Archaeological Site

26 Shevat 5777 – February 22, 2017
Archaeologists are saying this phenomenon has been repeated recently because of an urban (tent compound?) myth.

1,800 Year Old List of Synagogue Donors Discovered in Galillee Village

25 Shevat 5777 – February 21, 2017
'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.'

Hebrew University Archaeologists Find 12th Dead Sea Scrolls Cave

13 Shevat 5777 – February 8, 2017
'This is one of the most exciting archaeological discoveries, and the most important in the last 60 years, in the caves of Qumran.'

IAA to Inaugurate New Mikvah Path at the Walls Around Jerusalem National Park

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.

Stacks of Stolen Historic Artifacts Seized in Acre

4 Shevat 5777 – January 30, 2017
The punishment for illegal trading in antiques is two years in jail. Harming a dig site will get you five years.

New WhatsApp Group Using Alerts to Catch Antiques Robbers

29 Tevet 5777 – January 27, 2017
The robberies are carried out aggressively and in broad daylight. Unique legal issues between the IDF and the PA also make law enforcement difficult.

Archaeological Digs in Nazi Death Camp Unearth Victims’ Personal Effects

17 Tevet 5777 – January 15, 2017
A pendant discovered in Sobibór bears close resemblance to one owned by Anne Frank.

Hasmonean Period Stone Bowl Engraved with Rare Hebrew Inscription ‘Hyrcanus’ Discovered

22 Kislev 5777 – December 22, 2016
Who was Hyrcanus, whose name is engraved in Hebrew on a 2,100-year-old stone bowl from Jerusalem?

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.

Israel Conserves Seal of Sultan Abdul Hamid II, Builder of the Jaffa Clock Tower

13 Kislev 5777 – December 13, 2016
The familiar seal of sultan Abdul Hamid II, builder of Jaffa's clock tower, is once again on display on the city’s famous landmark.

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