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Israeli Electrician Chances Upon Trove of 4,500-Year-Old Artifacts

An Israeli electrician on the way to work in the north chanced upon fascinating and rare archeological findings Ahmad Nassar Yasin, a ...

In First, Hebrew Inscriptions Found in Excavation of Vilna’s Great Synagogue Destroyed in Holocaust

Researchers carrying out an excavation of the famed Great Synagogue on Vilna which was destroyed during the Holocaust have uncovered ...

One of the Earliest Known Mosques in the World Discovered in Negev

A 7th-century small rural mosque, one of the earliest known in the world, has been discovered in the Bedouin town of Rahat in the Negev, ...

9,000-Year-Old Prehistoric Settlement, One of the Largest in the World, Exposed Near Jerusalem

Israeli workers building a new road and a bridge on the outskirts of Jerusalem chanced upon a huge settlement from the Neolithic Period ...

Israeli Scientists Brew Beer with 5,000-Year-Old Egyptian Yeast

What kind of beer did Pharaoh drink? An innovative experiment conducted by a team of Israeli scientists from Hebrew University in ...

Israeli Students Discover 1,600-Year-Old Rare Gold Coin During Hike in Galilee

Ninth grade students on a hike in February in the fields alongside the Zippori stream in the Galilee chanced upon a 1,600-year-old rare ...

‘Only God Help the Beautiful Property of Master Adios’: 1,600-Year-Old Estate of Wealthy Samaritan Unearthed in Israel

Israeli archeologists recently discovered an estate which belonged to a wealthy Samaritan some 1,600 years ago. The manor, which includes a ...

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 ...

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 ...

Ancient Winepress Found In Excavation of Water Reservoir

An ancient winepress dating back to the Byzantine period was discovered two weeks ago at the Tzippori National Park in the central Galilee ...