This might be the earliest example of written Hebrew found to date.
More evidence of ancient Jewish presence in the Land of Israel: 1,700-year-old gravestones uncovered.
A new study at the University of Haifa shows the first archaeological evidence of the role of pigeons in Byzantine agriculture in the Negev: reclamation and fertilization of vineyards and orchards.
Researchers were able to establish that this was later a place of Jewish dwellers.
Both the town and the tower were destroyed in a violent fashion. A layer of ash shows they were burnt.
Three grave robbers were caught as they were raiding a burial cave excavation in northern Israel, stealing precious artifacts.
A monumental synagogue building dating to the Late Roman period (ca. 4th-5th centuries C.E.) has been uncovered in archaeological excavations at the ancient Jewish village of Huqoq in Israel's Galilee.
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.
The coin probably came from one of the rich 2000-year old Jewish dwellings which the UNC Charlotte team have been uncovering at the site.
The tests were ordered on the request of several biblical scholars who examined 13 of the museum's fragments said and noted there was a "high probability" that at lest some of them were modern forgeries.
Rare burial complex may throw new light on life in Tiberias in the Roman period, 2,000 years ago.
After Israel threw out Jews from Gaza and gave greenhouses to the Palestinian Authority to prosper, the PA turned them into terror training camps. Now Hamas does the same at a World Heritage site.
As the US and EU double down on Israel, the state says it can take down 30 illegal shacks in Arab Susiya, but won't decide yet.
In a complex enforcement operation, IAA inspectors seized a papyrus with the earliest reference to Jerusalem in an extra-biblical document, dating back to the time of the Kingdom of Judah.
What makes this dolmen so unique is its huge dimensions, the structure surrounding it and, most importantly, the artistic decorations engraved in its ceiling.
The project is being implemented as part of realizing the vision of 3 million tourists in Caesarea by the year 2030, and is becoming an important tourist-economic anchor for the residents of the region.
Israel's new government has approved a five-year plan to upgrade and develop the area around the Western Wall.
In the near future the IAA will award Laurie a certificate of appreciation for her good citizenship.
"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."
"The discovery of the busts fills in another piece of the puzzle in our understanding of the material culture of the people of this land in the past."
The Waqf, a Jordanian Muslim religious body entrusted with the management of the Temple Mount, has been renovating the site for years.
In order to protect the scroll, which is indescribably fragile, it has been encased in a special "smart glass" viewing box that minimizes exposure to light.
Images portray Noah’s ark and animals, chaotic parting of Red Sea
Epigraphy scholar Christopher Rollston examined four contenders for the oldest Hebrew inscription – the Qeiyafa Ostracon, Gezer Calendar, Tel Zayit Abecedary and Izbet Zayit Abecedary – to explore the interplay between early Hebrew script and language.
The remains of an ancient monastery, colorful mosaics and a farmstead are uncovered in Rosh Ha'Ayin.