Researchers studied the management of the ancient garbage sites.
The online conference, titled "The Land that I Will Show You," will run Sunday, October 25, through Wednesday, October 28.
The weight, corresponding to the known measurement unit of two shekalim, was retrieved during the sifting of earthen fills by the City of David sifting project.
The Israeli team found that early humans may have had a good understanding of the effects of heating the stone before flaking it into blades, and they may have used different temperatures to create different types of tools.
The copper vessels that were produced were not useful but had a symbolic significance.
On Tuesday this week, to the cheers of local residents, the ancient mikvah was finally lifted in the air and hauled to its new location.
“A sukkah which is not ten tefachs [hand-breadths] tall or does not contain three walls or which has more sun than shade is invalid.” (Mishnah Sukkah, 1:1)
A stone shelf was found there which the researchers estimate was used for mangers, as well as tying stones with rock-hewn rings that were probably used to tie horses.
It was found in a manuscript written just after the Expulsion, which was likely used by Catalonian exiles living in Provence.
The discovery of the inkwell supports the view that literacy was relatively common among the Jewish population in the Land of Israel during the Second Temple period.
Recognizing past earthquakes can be extremely challenging in the archaeological record, especially at sites where there isn’t much stone masonry and degradable construction materials.
The magnificent structure—built in the period between King Hezekiah and King Josiah—indicates the restoration of Jerusalem after the Assyrian siege of the city in 701 BCE, during the reign of King Hezekiah.
The Waqf which has destroyed Jewish artifacts on the Temple Mount covered up the hole with cement.
The IAA “must conduct an orderly rescue excavation at the site and disclose its contents to the general public.”
"It is extremely rare to find treasures from the Abbasid period in excavations in Israel – especially gold coins."
"The stories of the judges in the Bible clearly illustrate the complex geopolitical reality and the struggle for territorial control, during the realignment of the political forces in the Land of Israel. "
Tzfat was considered a major city for commercial and cultural activities with ties to the Jewish communities in Damascus, Aleppo and all Mediterranean cities.
The production of olive oil soap is mentioned in writings since the 10th century CE and has been a significant industry in the region from the Middle Ages and until the early 20th century.
The long memory of the Jewish People in the service of science.
"This is the first evidence of a ‘Nubian’ flint industry in an archaeological excavation in Israel."
The excavation was conducted prior to the construction of a playground.
Israeli archaeologists discovered new and compelling evidence for a significant economic downturn on the fringe of the Byzantine Empire in the aftermath of a major pandemic in the mid-6th century CE.
"The archaeological discoveries at Arnona identify the site as the most important in the history of the final days of the Kingdom of Judah and of the return to Zion."
The 1500-year-old font was stolen by Arab dealers in 2000. In 2002, the local Palestinian Authority (PA) municipality placed it near the mayor’s house, allegedly pending the construction of a museum.
Hundreds of dolmens have been surveyed in the Upper Galilee and the Golan Heights, but to date, the dolmens and the civilization that constructed them have remained a mystery.
Despite the city's dire situation after the destruction, efforts were made to restore the administrative authorities to normal.
The research reveals that the migration from Africa occurred during a period of a global ice age and supports the belief that the adaptations that made humanity the dominant species on Earth appeared early on in our evolution.
Hundreds of Israeli and Jewish heritage and archaeology sites in Judea and Samaria would be removed from Israeli control and transferred to the PA.
Despite the apparent importance of The Northern Line, its construction is not mentioned in any contemporary documents.
"The ancient DNA proves that two copies of Jeremiah, textually different from each other, were brought from outside the Judaean Desert."