Articles in "IAA"

6 Bedouins Busted While Digging for Gold Treasure at Archeological Site

The Israel Antiquities Authority's special Unit for the Prevention of Antiquities Robbery captured a squad of six antiquities robbers at ...

2,700 First Temple Era Private Toilet Discovered in Jerusalem

Israeli archeologists excavating a First Temple-era royal mansion in Armon Hanatziv in Jerusalem have discovered a 2,700-year-old private ...

Agencies Catch 5 Bandits in Archeological site in Northern Israel

Israeli enforcement agencies were successful on Sunday in catching five suspects by the Khirbet Jahush site in the Zevulun Valley in the ...

Ancient Amulet Bearing the Divine Name to Ward off Demons Turned over to Israel Antiquities Authority

Some 40 years after its find, an ancient amulet bearing the Divine Name and intended to ward off demons was handed over to the Israel ...

Western Wall Gets Special Treatment Ahead of Passover

Pre-Passover conservation work began at the Western Wall in recent weeks during the last lockdown by injecting a preservative with the aid ...

Identity Tags Worn by 4 Jewish Children Murdered at Sobibor Unearthed in Archaeological Excavation

Identity tags worn by four Jewish children who were deported to the Sobibor death camp in Poland and murdered there have recently been ...

WWI-Era Grenade Found in Heart of Jerusalem

Archeologists working in the heart of Jerusalem to clear an area ahead of an upgrade of a park were surprised to chance upon a World War I ...

Israeli Authorities Take Down Gang Engaged in Illegal Trade in Antiquities

The Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA)), the Israel Police and the Tax Authority launched a joint operation in the Tel Aviv area and ...

Arab Antiques Thief Caught with 232 Ancient Coins

Israeli authorities recently arrested an antiques bandit from the Arab village of Kafr Kanna who was caught with 232 antique coins stolen ...

Caesarea: 13-Year-Old Sets Out to Find Mushrooms, Discovers Byzantine-Era Inscription

13-year-old Stav Meir, a resident of Caesarea, went out a week ago with his father, brothers and cousins, to look for mushrooms in the area ...