The marble artifact from Roman times, which weighs some two tons, is believed to have been stolen from a construction site and discarded on an illegal trash heap.
"The scope of the robbery is disturbing... It is impossible to know what treasures are disappearing out there every night."
The Jerusalem Journal of Archaeology has published Volume 4 on the archaeology of Jerusalem.
Nabatean King Obodas, revered as a deity, built the southern Negev city of Avdat 2000 years ago. Vandals tried to destroy it three years ago. Now it has been restored.
PM Netanyahu invited members of UNESCO to take a trip to the Arch of Titus to view the treasures of the Holy Temple and refresh their historic memories.
Arabs turned a millennia old burial cave into a water cistern.
Tel Aviv University, Hebrew U., UC San Diego researchers: New evidence says geomagnetic force 'spiked' in 8th century BCE
Archaeological excavations of the Israel Antiquities Authority done prior to laying down a sewer line turned up evidence of human habitation 9,000 years ago.
The sherd was left behind from a demonstration on inscriptions for students at Tel Lachish, and wasn't an ancient artifact.
Hundreds of ancient finds, including rare bone and ivory artifacts from the biblical period, were seized.
At least 10 of the mummies are children, officials said. Colorful mummy cases, pottery and papyri were also found.
Excavations conducted by the Israel Antiquities Authority uncovered large portions of courses of the Western Wall that have been hidden for 1,700 years, including an ancient Roman theater.
An Israeli Arab MK tells a radio interviewer the two Jewish Holy Temples in Jerusalem did not exist.
Sealed, signed and delivered.
Israel’s image of an archaeological center of the world gets a new boost.
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.
An impressive 2,800 year old farm house, which comprised twenty-three rooms, was uncovered in recent weeks during archaeological excavations the Israel Antiquities Authority is carrying out in Rosh Ha-‘Ayin.
The Hanukkah commandment is to light the candles at the front door, or in a window overlooking the street, so they may be seen by passersby, as an announcement of the miracle.
Jordan demands that Israel "return jurisdiction" over a part of the Western Wall to the Islamic Waqf.
”Shikhin,” in northern Israel, is mentioned many times in the Talmud. Its location had not been known until a US-led team of archaeologists found it, along with an ancient synagogue.
Three Israeli Caving Club hikers found the cache in a stalactite cave in northern Israel.
The IDF was alerted to the scene but the bandits fled before they could be arrested.
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.
A million-year-old cave was discovered in western Samaria during work to move the security fence nearer the Jewish community of Tzofim, located east of...
"The mystery only thickened when we found the second facility to the south."
By Ilanit Chernick In an exciting and rare find announced on the eve of Chanukah, a small ceramic pomegranate dating back to the times of...
An extremely rare sarcophagus has been uncovered at a building site in Ashkelon.
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.
The Timna Valley copper mines in southern Israel are considered to date back to ancient Egypt, but Tel Aviv University archaeologists now reveal they actually are from the period of King Solomon.
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.