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Underwater treasure: 1,700-year-old coins among shipwrecked items found off Caesarea
Impressive cemetery dating from the time of the Sanhedrin
Remains of a building from the time of the Sanhedrin have been uncovered in Yavne for the first time, the Israel Antiques Authority said Monday. Yavne, in the central plain, is the ancient city where the supreme Jewish legislative assembly relocated to escape the destruction of the capital Jerusalem and the Second Temple in 70 CE.
Rare Silver Coin likely Minted in the Temple
An Archaeological Sensation in Yavne: The Largest Wine Factory in the World – from the Byzantine Period
Archaeologists discovered in Jerusalem evidence of an earthquake that is mentioned in the Bible
The missing section of the First temple city wall of Jerusalem was exposed at the City of David
Magnificent building from Second Temple-period Jerusalem will be presented
Thrilling finds have been uncovered by the Israel Antiquities Authority in the Judean Desert
Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the health of the Western Wall stones is also being cared for
For the first time finds from the Second Temple Period were revealed at Jerusalem Gethsemane
Fortified building from the time of King David discovered on the Golan Heights
Kings of Judah Breathtaking Stone Artifacts
A very special collection of several adorned architectural stone artifacts, which were part of a magnificent royal structure from the time of the Kings of Judah. These remarkable findings were uncovered at the Armon Hanatziv promenade during Israel Antiquities Authority excavations.
Unprecedented 4,200-year-old rock art etching of animal herd found in Golan tomb
Article in Asian Archaeology reveals forms of ancient art found in Israel’s Bronze Age burial chambers — from unique herd of horned animals to what may be a first smiley face.
Archaeologists discover 2,000-year-old unique complex by the Western Wall
The structure was sealed later in the Byzantine period under the floors of a large building about 1,400 years ago and was left untouched for centuries.
Significant 2,700-year-old administrative storage center uncovered in Jerusalem
Giant ancient dolmens in the Golan Heights
A Neolithic 9,000 years Prehistoric city is found near Jerusalem
A sprawling, prosperous Neolithic village dated to 9,000 years ago has been discovered in Motza, at the foot of the Jerusalem hills. The site, featuring dozens of stone houses, grander buildings that may have been temples, and skeletal remains was discovered serendipitously during works ahead of building a new road
Holy Land's oldest church found at Armageddon
In 2005, work to expand the aging Megiddo Prison uncovered the remains of a 3rd century Christian prayer hall, including a mosaic referring to “God Jesus Christ”. The building with the mosaic was excavated, earlier artifacts found, and the site was covered up under the supervision of archaeologists.
Israel recreates 5,000-year-old beer
Archaeologists and microbiologists teamed up to study yeast colonies found in pottery fragments from excavations around the country, including salvage dig in central Tel Aviv, Persian-era palace in southern Jerusalem ansd ancient brewery near Gaza border
Ancient Treasure found in Caesarea
900-year-old Cache of Gold Coins Found in Ancient Israeli City of Caesarea. Treasure was likely hidden before Crusaders seized the city from Muslim Caliphate in 1101. Owner may have been a local trader killed in the massacre of Caesarea’s population by conquering Christians.
Archaeological finds on the Sanhedrin Trail
The Sanhedrin trail, which at c. 70 kilometers is slated to be among the longest trails in Israel.
First Temple Period Signed Piece of Clay Found in Jerusalem.
Remains of a 1,500 year old monastery and church uncovered in Beit Shemesh.