Articles in "Archeology"

One of Oldest Known Mosques in World Uncovered in the Negev

A 1,200-year-old mosque, among the earliest known in the world, was recently uncovered in the City of Rahat in the Negev, the latest ...

7,000 Years Ago: Israeli Researchers Find Earliest Evidence of Fruit Tree Cultivation

Olive trees were first domesticated 7,000 years ago, a joint study by Israeli researchers from Tel Aviv University and the Hebrew ...

Israeli Scientists Uncover Traces of Fire Dating Back At Least 800,000 Years

Israel scientists from the Weizmann Institute of Science, using an advanced, innovative method they developed to detect nonvisual traces of ...

New Segment of Roman-Era Aqueduct to Jerusalem Uncovered South of Old City

A segment of the Low-Level Aqueduct to Jerusalem has been exposed over the last few weeks in the neighborhood of Armon Hanatsiv, situated ...

‘Frozen in Time’: 2,100-Year-Old Agricultural Farmstead Uncovered in Galilee, Probably Abandoned Suddenly Due to Impending Danger

A well-preserved 2,100-year-old, Hasmonean period agricultural farmstead, containing finds that may have been abandoned in haste, was ...

Authorities Seize 1,800 Rare and Ancient Artifacts Suspected as Stolen from Archeological Sites

About 1,800 antique coins, jewelry and stamps, pottery plates with inscriptions, and an ancient bronze figurine were seized this week at ...

Surprising Source Sheds Light on Ancient Nabataean–Roman Trade Across the Negev

Spices were not the only commodity traded over the ancient “Incense Route” that linked the Arabian Peninsula and the Red Sea to the ...

2,300-Year-Old Clay Candle Uncovered at Samaritan High Priesthood Compound in Samaria

Conservation work being carried out at the Mount Gerizim site in Samaria led to the uncovering of an ancient pottery candle, estimated to ...

Jerusalem’s Elite in the Kingdom of Judah 2,600 Years Ago Preferred Wine with Touches of Vanilla, New Study Finds

Researchers from Tel Aviv University and the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) who examined jars unearthed during excavations in the City ...

‘Greeting from Yehoshua ben Nun’: Biblical-Era Amulet with God’s Name Found on Mount Ebal

An ancient amulet bearing God's name written in ancient Hebrew was found among the remains of the excavation carried out at the ...