Articles in "Israeli archeology"

WATCH: Jerusalem’s Destruction and Construction – A Closer Look

King David made Jerusalem Israel's capital some 3,000 years ago, and his son Solomon built the First Temple. The city was sacked and the ...

Enormous Fortifications Found in Ancient Gath, Goliath’s Hometown

A new layer of massive structures was exposed this summer at Tell es-Safi at the Gath Archaeological Project, igniting the researchers' ...

3,500-Year-Old Staircase Reveals Grand Dimensions of Ancient Palace in Northern Israel

A recently uncovered ancient staircase at the Tel Hazor archeological site in Northern Israel, the largest biblical-era site in the ...

3 Millennia-Old Tabernacle-Era Findings Uncovered in Ancient Shiloh

Several unique findings recently uncovered at the Tel Shiloh archeological site in Samaria have stirred excitement among researchers who ...

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 Researchers Uncover King David’s Biblical Town of Ziklag

Researchers from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) and Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia, ...

DNA Shows Ancient Philistines Migrated Across Mediterranean, Not Indigenous to Israel

DNA testing of ancient genomes suggests that the ancestors of the Philistines migrated across the Mediterranean and reached Ashkelon by the ...

Biblical-Period Facility for Production of Purple-Dyed Textiles Discovered in Northern Israel

An ancient facility for the production of the prestigious purple-dyed textiles dating to the Biblical period has been uncovered at Tel ...

WATCH: ‘Being Able to Dig the Bible:’ The Secrets of Tel Shiloh Revealed

Volunteers from 12 countries converged on Tel Shiloh, Israel's ancient capital for 369 years, to resume the third season of archeological ...