Articles in "Israel Antiquities Authority"

A 1,200-Year-Old Treasure Found in Southern Israel

A small treasure consisting of several gold coins was found last week during a series of Israel Antiquities Authority archaeological ...

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 ...

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. ...

Archeologists Discover 1,700 Year Old Mosaic in Lod

Archeologists unearthed a rare, multi-colored Roman mosaic dating back about 1,700 years, during excavations this month in Lod, the Israel ...

Rare Menorah, Coin, Found in Galilee Archaeological Dig

A group of high school students discovered a 1,400-year-old intact oil lamp bearing the symbol of a menorah during an excavation at the ...

Dead Sea Scrolls Headline US Show of Israeli Artifacts

“This is the biggest exhibition we have ever done outside Israel,” said Dr. Miki Saban, Director of National Treasures at the ...

500,000 Year Old Village Casts Light on Ancient World in Israel

A half-million-year-old archaeological site discovered in the Sharon region has given researchers an important window into ancient life in ...

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 ...

Two Detained in Galilee, Suspected of Demaging Ancient Site

The Israel Antiquities Authority's Robbery Prevention Squad, Tiberias police and Border Police units unearthed a 2,000-year-old labyrinth ...

Second Temple Era Roman Theater Discovered Underneath The Western Wall

Archeologists in Jerusalem have unearthed a Second Temple-era Roman theater underneath the Western Wall, the Israel Antiquities Authority ...