Arab Antiquities Thief Caught with 232 Ancient Coins

Excavating in antiquities sites without a license and destroying such sites constitute severe violations of the law in Israel, for which the law prescribes up to five years in prison.

TAU Algorithm Shows Biblical Samaria Inscriptions Were Written by Just Two Palace Officials

"The two appear to have been working during the same years, received shipments from the same places and handled the same types of goods."

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"The country's recent rainstorms have uncovered archaeological finds that were buried in the ground."
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Watch: The Dead are Swimming in the Water

Arabs turned a millennia old burial cave into a water cistern.

Findings Point to Site of Jerusalem’s Millennia-Old Marketplace on Pilgrimage Road

In addition to the measuring table, tens of stone measuring weights were also discovered in the same vicinity.

1,200-Year Old Cruse Loaded with Gold Coins Found in Yavneh Excavation

The large-scale excavation, carried out southeast of Tell Yavneh, has revealed a massive number of pottery kilns.

Archeologists Find Evidence of Rapidly Rising Sea Levels in Israel 7,000 Years Ago

"The Tel Hreiz seawall represents the earliest example of a coastal defense of this type known to date."

Wine and Fish Sauce – Roman Culinary Preferences Revealed in Ancient Ashkelon

“Long before pasta and pizza, the ancient Roman diet was based largely on fish sauce."

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Rare Mosaic Discovered in Roman Period Golan Synagogue

The rich mosaic design may be proof that the synagogue was transformed from a place dedicated to learning, to a place of prayer for the entire local community.

Jerusalem’s ‘Tomb of the Kings’ Opens to Public for First Time in 10 Years

Israel’s Foreign Ministry hailed the reopening as a product of “long and strenuous” negotiations with French authorities.

TAU Researchers Find Teeth of Both Modern Men and Neanderthals in Galilee Cave

Researchers believe the Aurignacian culture first appeared in Europe some 43,000 years ago and produced bone tools, artifacts, jewelry, musical instruments and cave paintings.

Community Excavation Reveals Ancient Jewish Village with Mikvehs, Oil and Wine Presses, in Galilee

"Usha is mentioned in the Jewish sources many times in the Roman and Byzantine periods, as the village where the institution of the Sanhedrin was revived."

Israel Prevents Illegal Arab Construction from Destroying Second Temple Era Palaces

The destruction of archeological findings is commonplace in Judea and Samaria and is often used as a political tool to deny the historical Jewish presence in the region.

Spectacular Byzantine Church Unearthed in Israel Raises a Question: Who Was that ‘Glorious Martyr?’

"The martyr’s identity is not known, but the exceptional opulence of the structure and its inscriptions indicate that this person was an important figure."

5,000-Year Old City, Largest in Ancient Israel, Exposed in Sharon Valley

"There is no doubt that this site dramatically changes what we know about the character of the period and the beginning of urbanization in Israel."

TAU Unprecedented Archaeological Study Shows Egyptians Made Edom a Copper Superpower

Copper, used in ancient times to produce tools and weapons, was the most valuable resource in the Ancient Near East.

Israeli Team Finds Evidence of 500,000-Year-Old Purposely Recycled Tools

Tiny flint specimens were not merely industrial waste left over from the production of larger tools, but were deliberately produced from recycled discarded artifacts and intended for a specific use.

Israeli Arab Electrician Unearths 4500-Year Old Dagger Blade, Vessels, in Burial Grave

IAA representative Nir Distelfeld rushed to the scene and received from Yassin the exciting findings which will be transferred to the state treasury.

First Temple Period Bulla Discovered in Jerusalem Bears Name of Senior Biblical Official

"To hold such a significant find from 2,600 years ago, from the time of the Kingdom of Judah, is an amazing thing."

New Mosaic Floor Overlooking the Kinneret Illustrates Miracle of Feeding the Multitude

A colorful mosaic, with dedication inscriptions and descriptions of baskets with loaves and fish, was exposed at the “Burnt Church” in Hippos.

Enormous Fortifications Found in Ancient Gath, Goliath’s Hometown

The newly uncovered fortifications are nearly double the size of the previous fortifications found at the site.

Magnificent Staircase Unearthed at Tel Hatzor

Seven steps have been exposed to date, but the whole staircase has not yet been completely unearthed, as it continues its climb westward.

Egyptian Scarabs Discovered in Ancient Shiloh

The dig also uncovered a horn-shaped edge of a stone altar, dated to the Iron Age, also referred to as the Israelite period, 1200–586 BCE.

Excavation of Destroyed Great Synagogue of Vilna Reveals 18th Century Treasures

This year's excavation uncovered large sections of the bimah, which was originally two stories tall, and was built in the 18th century with a donation from the rich and well-connected Yesod (Yehudah Safra ve-Dayana).

One of Earliest Known Mosques Discovered in Negev Bedouin City

"A small, rural mosque, dated to the 7th to 8th centuries CE, is a rare find anywhere in the world."

Enormous Prehistoric Settlement Exposed in Roadwork near Jerusalem

In the past it was believed that the Judea area was empty the Neolithic Period (New Stone Age).

Magnificent Gold Jewelry Excavated in Mount Zion National Park

The efforts to plug the moat were successful, but the Muslims and the Jews set the siege tower on fire.

Pre-Columbian Carvings from Puerto Rico Examined at Haifa University

In light of the new findings uncovered at the University of Haifa, Prof. Rodríguez is now continuing his quest to unravel the secret of the statuettes.

Researchers: ‘We Have Found Biblical Ziklag’

The great range of complete vessels is testimony to everyday life during the reign of King David.

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