Articles in "Archaeology"

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 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 ...

Lack of Funding Threatens to Shut Down Temple Mount Sifting Project

Archeologists in Jerusalem say they have uncovered evidence from the Temple Mount that appears to corroborate large sections of the ...

Construction Works Unveil ‘Spectacular’ Byzantine Monastery Near Beit Shemesh

Archaeologists have uncovered the remains of a 1,500-year-old monastery and church during works to expand the city of Beit Shemesh, the ...

Intact Byzantine-Era Inscription Unearthed in Jerusalem

Archaeologists announced Wednesday that they have unearthed a Greek inscription mentioning the Byzantine emperor Justinian on a mosaic ...

Ancient Water Storage Facility Discovered During Housing Works

A 2,700-year-old water system has been unearthed during works for a new residential neighborhood in Rosh Ha’ayin, about 30 kilometers ...

“Invisible” Shard Reveals First Temple Era Inscription

An ancient text thought to have been erased by the sands of time has been been brought back to life by researchers at Tel Aviv ...