In Israel there may be lots of strife between men of the cloth and the men and women of the pickax and the shovel—usually...
The UNESCO World Heritage Committee hasdeclared the caves of Beit Guvrin-Maresha to be a World Heritage Site. The site joins the Old City of...
Because of the importance of the place to the Christian world, many scholars have been engaged in identifying its location.
Israel’s Antiquities Authority detectives have their hands full trying looking for thieves who rob the country of one of its greatest treasure – history. A thief was caught with a 300-year-old parchment of the Torah.
A large merchant ship carrying a cargo of metal slated for recycling encountered a storm at the entrance to the harbor and drifted until it smashed into the seawall and the rocks.
The protesters were claiming that there are Jewish burial caves nearby, which may not be disturbed.
Excavations also turned up hidden tunnels dug by Jewish rebels in the period of the Bar Kokhba Revolt.
Ancient Mystery Solved: Hellenistic Citadel that Restricted Jewish Rule in Hasmonean Jerusalem [photos]
A recent discovery has solved one of Jerusalem’s biggest historical mysteries: the location of the Acra, the fortified compound in Jerusalem built by Antiochus Epiphanes, ruler of the Hellenistic Seleucid Empire.
The Muslim Brotherhood regime is ignoring the “systematic” destruction of Antonopoulos, one of Egypt’s biggest archaeological sites, the Egypt Independent reported Monday. Monica Hanna, a...
"99% of the chapters and articles written about Philistine burial customs should be revised or ignored now that we have the first and only Philistine cemetery found just outside the city walls of Tel Ashkelon."
'The hoard constitutes evidence of the Persian invasion at the end of the Byzantine period, which led to the abandonment of the 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...
The sale of a 185-room hotel at the entrance of Jerusalem on August 16 was not just a 17.5 million dollar real estate acquisition by Australian multi-millionaire Kevin Bermeister, but one investment in a broader and more calculated strategy to make Jerusalem a global tourism capital. Up next: a subway system servicing the Old City and a Jerusalem International Airport in the nearby desert.
In 1999, during an illegal excavation conducted by the Northern Branch of the Islamic Movement and the Waqf, 9,000 tons of antiquities-rich earth was removed from the Temple Mount and dumped in the nearby Kidron Valley.
One of the world's most famous battles took place in this area, between David and Goliath.
The ancient copper mines in Timna, deep in Israel’s Arava Valley, are believed by some to be the site of King Solomon's mines.
Discovery of historic proportions: Excavations at Tel Hazor reveal one-of-a-kind Sphinx fragment of one of the builders of the pyramids.
Cavemen? Not really…
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...
The discovery of 1,500 year-old grape seeds may explain why the wine of the Negev so renowned in the Byzantine Empire.
Students from Sharon region are helping excavate Byzantine-era site as part of a local initiative to spark an interest in history among youth.
Military correspondence from the First Temple period was found on the reverse side of a well-studied artifact at The Israel Museum.
Who would desecrate the tomb of King David's son Absalom, in the ancient Kidron Valley? But someone has...
Two foundations will donate more than NIS 100 million to join with the government in the project to bring the past to life.
The exact location is secret because of safety concerns. How long before the PA claims it is theirs?