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Archaeologists are excited about the discovery of a rare gold coin in the Lower Galilee.
In a complex enforcement operation, IAA inspectors seized a papyrus with the earliest reference to Jerusalem in an extra-biblical document, dating back to the time of the Kingdom of Judah.
Bidders are required to agree to place the object on public exhibition, as per a stipulation by the Israel Antiquities Authority, which designated the artifact a "National Treasure" of Israel.
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.
Among the many artifacts on display will be breathtaking mosaics, laboratories for the treatment of artifacts, the Dead Sea scrolls, intriguing, 7,000 year-old objects, and an audiovisual presentation projected in the National Treasures center.
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.
Among the many artifacts is a hand grenade that was common in Israel during the Crusader, Ayyubid and Mamluk periods.
For the first time since the Holocaust the famous tunnel used by the prisoners of Ponar to escape from the Nazis had been located using new technologies for underground predictive scanning.
The ancient oil lamp is dated to the 12th century AD (early Crusader period).
“Antiquities robbers and the unlicensed antiquities dealers will very quickly come to understand that they have no one to sell the stolen antiquities to.”
More proof that Jews lived in the Land of Israel for thousands of years, fighting the Romans with heart and soul.
The only question was how come the PM's office waited for two years to act?
The plan’s first excavation is currently underway in the Cave of the Skulls in Nahal Tse'elim, with the assistance of numerous volunteers.
A large merchant ship carrying a cargo of metal slated for recycling encountered a storm at the entrance to the harbor and drifted until it smashed into the seawall and the rocks.
Vandalizing a archeological site is a serious criminal offense.