Articles in "Archeology"

Maccabean History: The Battle Of Beit Zechariah

The Battle of Beit Zechariah, which took place 2,000 years ago during the Maccabean Revolt, is one of sacrifice and bravery. On a clear ...

Rare Crusader Era Gold Cache Discovered in Port of Caesarea

A cache of 24 rare gold coins and a 900 year old gold earring were discovered at the port of Caesarea, the Israeli Antiquities Authority ...

Almost Fully Intact Clay Pomegranate From Tabernacle Time Found In Tel Shiloh

In an exciting and rare find announced on the eve of Chanukah, a small ceramic pomegranate dating back to the times of the Mishkan ...

Rare 9,000 Year Old Stone Mask Discovered In Hebron Hills

A rare stone mask dating back some 9,000 years was discovered several months ago by a hiker in the Hebron Hills area, the Israel ...

Rare 1,500 Year Old Painting Of ‘Short-Haired’ Christ Found In Negev

A rare painting depicting Jesus’s face and dating some 1,500 years came to light a year-and-a-half ago at the  baptistery in the ancient ...

Rare Weight From First Temple Period Unearthed In Jerusalem

In a rare and surprising find, a stone weight from the First Temple period has been discovered in excavations in east Jerusalem, the Israel ...

Palestinian Caught Attempting To Smuggle Ancient Coins From Jordan Into Israel

A Palestinian has been arrested by the Civil Administration of Judea and Samaria, and the Customs Authority for attempting to smuggle 70 ...

2,000-Year-Old Decapitated Skeletons Found in Downtown Jerusalem Dig

The skeletons lay in a chaotic fashion. They had once belonged to mothers, wives, children and in some cases were even unborn fetuses. ...

Rare 2,000-Year-Old Inscription Bears Full Spelling of Jerusalem

She sat in her office at the Binyanei Ha’Uma excavation, near the modern-day entrance to Jerusalem, doing paperwork. It was a cold and ...

Hellenistic Period Seal Archive Discovered at Beit Guvrin-Maresha National Park

About 1,020 clay seals (bulla) dating back to the Hellenistic period, and which may have belonged to the letter archive of a wealthy ...