Jerusalem’s ancient quarries were the main source of building stones for monumental construction projects in the city, such as the Temple Mount.
The Gerah stone weight weighed 3 times more than it should have.
A few years ago, Dr. Jon Seligman's visit to Vilna as part of a roots trip sparked the idea of digging up what was left of the compound and the synagogue.
Interestingly, the rebels used existing Roman coins and re-struck them with their own themes and messages.
As Ramat Ha-Sharon approaches its centenary year, evidence is emerging that its history is far more ancient than was previously assumed.
TAU Researchers Discover Millennia-Old Magnetic Field Recordings Teach Us about Today’s Magnetic Field
Burnt archaeological flints enable us to determine the strength of the Earth's magnetic field during prehistoric periods.
"The girl and her family showed good citizenship, and since this is a state treasure, handed us the coin.”
"When we excavated the structure and uncovered an 8th century BCE layer of destruction."
The network of tunnels beneath the Temple Mount has been the subject of much mystery and controversy, but the cisterns – some of which are linked to biblical sources – are just as fascinating.
"This was unequivocally the eastern wall of ancient Jerusalem. . .Near the wall, a Babylonian stamp seal made of stone was uncovered."
Symbols and slogans on Jewish coins during the two Roman wars declared the rebels' goals.
Who are you, Yerubbaal? Was the Judge Gideon the owner of this ancient vessel inscribed with his nickname?
“The new route provides a better understanding of the complex and important site known as the Western Wall tunnels."
80-million-year-old shark teeth discovered in a 2,900-year-old house, nowhere near similar fossils, may have been valued as collectibles.
A glimmer of hope in a region not always known for getting along.
Chronological research at the Boker Tachtit site in Ein Avdat National Park provides the first proof of the two cultures’ coexistence in the Negev.
Sealed, signed and delivered.
How did the egg end up in the cesspit? We'll never know.
Khirbet Jahush is located in agricultural land between Kiryat Ata and Highway 70 in northern Israel and was inhabited from the Byzantine period to the Middle Ages.
The Roman Basilica complex, the largest of its kind in the country, was unearthed in Israel Antiquities Authority archaeological excavations.
Tova Haviv, the moshav Arbel member who discovered the object passed away recently and his family donated it to the National Treasures Center.
Mazar directed excavations in the City of David and the Temple Mount’s southern wall.
“It is likely that the two halves of the lamps were created in the same artisan house and may even have served as a pair to one complete piece,” says Hungarian archaeologist Gabor Lassanyi.
The first discovery of its kind in Jerusalem and one of the few in the world.
During the work, the site will be open to the public, enabling visitors to watch the conservation process and the gradual uncovering of the mosaic floor.
We’ve been at it a long time, researchers say.
Comparing humans to the large social predators of today that obtain more than 70% of their energy from animal sources, reinforced the conclusion that humans were hypercarnivores.
Major cracks in King Herod’s Phasael Tower being repaired to lessen risk of collapse.
Judaean Desert Dig Yields fragments of Biblical Scroll, Millennia-Old Child’s Skeleton, and World’s Oldest...
The scroll, which is written in Greek, includes portions of the Book of the Twelve Minor Prophets, including the books of Zechariah and Nahum.
"In the absence of advanced medicine, amulets provided hope and an important way of appealing for aid.”