Articles in "Archeology"

Cryptic Ancient Greek Inscription Chanced Upon in Negev

Who was Maria, who died on February 9 some 1,400 years ago and whose burial stone has recently been discovered in Nizzana National Park in ...

WATCH: Arab Bandits Caught Digging Illegally in Ancient Tekoa

Arab bandits digging at the archeological site of Tel Tekoa in Gush Etzion on Thursday were documented by the Shomrim Al Hanetzch ...

Earliest Ever Evidence for the Use of Stone Tools for Grinding Found in Israeli Cave

The earliest evidence for the use of stone tools for grinding, some 350,000 years ago, was found in the Tabun Cave in northern Israel by ...

Second Temple Era Remains Unearthed at Jerusalem’s Gat Shmanim, Believed to Have Been Visited by Jesus

Archaeological excavations preceding development work at the Gat Shmanin (Gethsemane) in the Kidron Valley unearthed a 2000-year-old ritual ...

One of Largest Ever Ancient Oil Lamp Workshops in Israel Discovered in Neighborhood Under Construction

Excavations during the construction of a new neighborhood in Ramat Beit Shemesh unearthed dozens of pottery oil lamps, two bearing the ...

Engraved Menorah Discovered on Tomb Façade Could Date to Hasmonean Era

A rare, engraved menorah discovered on tomb façade could date back to the Hasmonean era, Bar-Ilan University archaeologist Dr. Dvir Raviv ...

Fortified Building from Time of King David Discovered for First Time in Golan Heights

A fortified complex from the time of King David, the 11th to 10th centuries BCE, was exposed for the first time in archaeological ...

‘Ancient Savings Box’: Jug Containing 1,000-year-old Gold Coins Unearthed in Jerusalem

A small pottery jar containing four pure gold coins dating from the Early Islamic period more than 1,000 years ago was recently unearthed ...

Byzantine-Era Church Built on Temple to Greek God Pan Discovered in Northern Israel

A church from the Byzantine period dating to around 400 CE that was built on top of a temple for the Greek god Pan was recently discovered ...

1,700-Year-Old Boundary stone, Inscribed with Name ‘Kfar Nafah’ in Greek, Uncovered in Golan Heights

A 1,700-year-old boundary stone, inscribed with the name "Kfar Nafah" (Nafah village) in Greek, was uncovered last month in an ...