Ancient Grape Seeds in Negev May Help Re-Create 1,500-Year-Old Wine

The discovery of 1,500 year-old grape seeds may explain why the wine of the Negev so renowned in the Byzantine Empire.

Watch: Opening the City of David’s Pilgrimage Road

US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman had the honor of opening the path to the rediscovered City of David's Pilgrimage Road.

Jewish Money in the Civil War to be Shown in Jerusalem

Two rare 150-year-old tokens issued by a kosher restaurant from the U.S. civil war period are to be shown this week in Jerusalem.

3,500 Year Old Treasures Retrieved from the Sea by Electric Plant Worker

Among the many artifacts is a hand grenade that was common in Israel during the Crusader, Ayyubid and Mamluk periods.

Golan Heights Farmers Turn Syrian Bunker Into Wine Cellar

A small community in northern Israel is home to a winery built in a former Syrian military bunker.

A First in Near Eastern Excavations: Winery Found in Canaanite Palace

The value of the wine in the storeroom can be estimated at a minimum of 1,900 silver shekels, an enormous sum that would have purchased three merchant ships.

Come and Sift It – Temple Mount Sifting Project Resuming Activity This Summer

The project enables volunteers to take an active role in the salvage of artifacts buried in the soil.

Netanyahu: Israel on Golan Heights is Guarantee for Stability in Surrounding Area

"Israel on the Golan Heights is a fact that the international community must recognize, and as long as it depends on me the Golan Heights will always remain under Israeli sovereignty."

Carmel Caves Declared UNESCO Heritage Site

The Carmel Caves in northern Israel were recognized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as a heritage site in a...

Ancient Burial Site with 100 Tombs Unearthed Near Bethlehem

The necropolis covered more than 7 acres and originally contained more than 100 tombs between 2200 and 650 BCE — roughly the time of the first Israelite kingdom.

Archeological Chemists Authenticate Ancient Text with Egyptian Wedding Certificate

Barabe’s team was part of an effort organized by the National Geographic Society to authenticate the Gospel of Judas.

Discovery: Israeli Early Man from 10,000 Years Ago Ate Hummus

The seeds found in the prehistoric sites indicate that the human diet consisted mainly of fava beans, lentils, various types of beans and chickpeas, the main ingredient in hummus.

Dramatic Kinneret Discovery: Climate Crisis Ruined Ancient Empires

If the effects of “global warming” today are going to be anything like those of the 3,200-year-old drought and cold wave that, according to research in the Kinneret, existed in the Middle East, watch out.

Report: European Union-Funded Arab School Built in Heart of Hebron Hills Archaeological Site

"Construction of a school on a protected archaeological site, with EU funding, is a gross and blatant violation of the High Court's decision, as well as a violation of the European Convention on the Protection of the Archaeological Heritage."

Rare Archaeological Coins Confiscated at Erez Crossing

An Arab merchant was trying to smuggle the coins through the crossing into Israel.

Largest Archaeological Garden Ever in Israel Inaugurated at IDF Kirya Base in Tel Aviv

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.

Israel Returns 90 Stolen Antiquities to Egypt

Israel has turned over to Egypt 90 stolen antiquities that were found on sale at a Jerusalem auction hall, the Egyptian Al-Ahram news agency...

Ein-Gedi Scroll Target of Hi-Tec Recovery Mission

A scientific research paper further unveils the unique technological methods used for revealing the biblical text in an ancient scroll dated back to late antiquity.

900-Year-Old Women’s Jewelry Collection Discovered in Modi’in

'The rings, bracelets and earrings – some of which are made of bronze and silver – appear to have been accidentally dropped during cooking in the kitchen of an ancient tower.'

Report: Robbers Destroyed Mysterious ‘Skull Cave’ in Hasmonean Fortress

Apart from the cave of the skulls, the volunteers found dozens of new, illegal excavation sites, as well as the remains of the bonfires that the robbers lit on the progressively eroding mosaic floor at the top of the fortress.

Netanyahus Visit Susita in Golan Heights

When the city existed as Hippos, a Greco-Roman community, it flourished between 200 and 600 CE.

Arab Temple Mount Keepers Accuse Israel of Plot to Replace Mosques with… Ladies Synagogue

The aim of the Israelis, according to this group, is to transform these areas into segregated prayer enclosures and synagogues for Jewish women.

Israel Returns Looted 3,000 Year-Old Egyptian Sarcophagi

After journeying from the Western Desert tombs of Egypt, through Dubai, Europe and Israel, two 3,000 year-old stolen artifacts are making their way home on Sunday.

Rare ‘Four Species’ Coin from Bar Kochba in Display in Israel

The exhibition includes the largest gold medallion with Judaic symbols known in existence.

Meet Elihana Bat Gael, First Temple Era Woman of Valor

A Rare 2,500 Year Old Seal Bearing the Name “Elihana bat Gael” was Discovered in IAI Excavations at the City of David, in the Jerusalem Walls National Park.

UNESCO Ambassadors Tour Jerusalem’s City of David

The numerous archaeological findings from the City of David unambiguously link the Jewish people to Jerusalem.

National Campus for the Archaeology of Israel Taking Shape in Jerusalem [video]

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.

3100 Year Old City Could Date Back to David and Solomon

One of the world's most famous battles took place in this area, between David and Goliath.

Part of Enormous 1,000-Year-Old Jerusalem Hospital Shown to Public

In Old Jerusalem, you need an archaeologist before you can build a restaurant. That is how the Israel Antiquities Authority discovered a 19-foot high Crusade-era hospital building.

Hanukah Gelt: Cache of Rare Gold Coins Discovered at Caesarea Port

The gold cache was found hidden between two stones on the side of a well, in a house in a neighborhood dating to the Abbasid and Fatimid periods, some 900 years ago.

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