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."
Sealed, signed and delivered.
How did the egg end up in the cesspit? We'll never know.
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.
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.
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.
According to experts, there are very few extant Esther scrolls from the medieval period in general, and from the fifteenth century in particular.
“The Western Wall is a unique ecological environment that supports its own life forms.”
The wealthy owners of the sarcophagi, buried with their personal artifacts, had no idea that the coffins would find a place of honor alongside giraffes, elephants, and a bird nursery.
The find was reported to the National Treasures Department of the Israel Antiquities Authority and the soldier received a certificate of appreciation for good citizenship.
A 120,000 Year Old Message?
Olives are a key component of the human diet, culinary culture, and economy of the Mediterranean region.
"The color immediately attracted our attention, but it was hard to believe we had found true purple from such an ancient era.”
Yoram Haimi, Israel Antiquities Authority archaeologist: “I have been excavating this site for ten years, but today I broke down.”
Engraved in stone, the Greek inscription is part of a lintel originally set in the frame of a church entrance from the late Byzantine period.
Who was Maria who died on February 9 some 1400 years ago, and whose burial stone has now been discovered in Nitzana National Park?
"This is clear evidence of trade with Southeast Asia as early as the 16th century BCE, much earlier than the researchers have assumed so far," explains Prof. Finkelstein.
The site covers an area of 30 acres and only a portion of the Second Temple period's Jericho.
The oil lamps were produced 1700 years ago and were first discovered in a cistern 1934. Since the initial discovery the cistern was sealed off and its location remained a mystery.
Various types of jewelry are mentioned in the Bible, and different suggestions have been made in the research of their identification, but the identity of most of the terms has yet to be settled.
“The complex we exposed was built at a strategic location on the small hilltop, above the El-Al canyon, overlooking the region, at a spot where it was possible to cross the river."
According to Dr. Kool, “This is the first time in fifty years that a gold cache from the Fatimid period has been discovered in Jerusalem's Old City.
Among the surprising finds discovered in the excavation are the remains of a mosaic floor decorated with crosses and other symbols, which led the researchers to conclude the structure used to be a church.
The online conference, titled "The Land that I Will Show You," will run Sunday, October 25, through Wednesday, October 28.