Articles in "IAA"

Authorities Seize 1,800 Rare and Ancient Artifacts Suspected as Stolen from Archeological Sites

About 1,800 antique coins, jewelry and stamps, pottery plates with inscriptions, and an ancient bronze figurine were seized this week at ...

Ancient Bowls Engraved With Incantations in Hebrew Found in Home of Jerusalem Resident

Hundreds of ancient finds, including rare bone and ivory artifacts from the biblical period, were seized during an operation by the Israel ...

‘Our History is Being Erased:’ Knesset Calls for Action Against Destruction of Archeology Sites in Judea and Samaria

The Knesset's Education Committee held a session on Monday on the damage and destruction of heritage and archeology sites in Judea and ...

Ancient Items Seized from Arab Bandits Believed to be Loot Taken by Bar Kochba Rebels from Romans

Ancient decorated bronze firepans for incense and vessels for pouring wine that were probably taken from a hiding tunnel system from the ...

3 Arabs Arrested for Theft of Ancient Archeological Artifacts

The Israeli police arrested on Tuesday night three Arab suspects in the heart of Jerusalem with dozens of archeological items in their ...

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 ...