Articles in "Israeli archeology"

Archeologists find 7,000 Year Old Commercial Seal Impression, Oldest ever to be Found in Israel

A team of archaeologists from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem made a rare discovery when they unearthed a small clay seal impression ...

Israeli Archeologists Recover Rare Intact 1,000-year-old Chicken Egg

Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) archaeologists excavating in the coastal town of Yavne have discovered an intact chicken egg while ...

2,000-Year-Old Basilica, Largest in Israel, Revealed in Ashkelon

A renewal project in the Tel Ashkelon National Park on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea revealed the spectacular archaeological remains ...

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 ...

In First in Jerusalem, Good-Luck Roman-Era Bronze Lamp Uncovered in City of David

A rare bronze oil lamp, shaped like a grotesque face cut in half and meant for good fortune, was recently discovered in excavations ...

1,600-Year-Old Mosaic Chanced Upon during Development of Neighborhood in Coastal Yavne

A 1,600-year-old mosaic was recently found during archaeological excavations in the coastal town of Yavne carried out prior to the ...

Thrilling Finds Spanning Thousands of Years Uncovered in Judean Desert

Rare and thrilling archeological finds, including dozens of fragments of a biblical scroll from the Bar Kokhba period 1,900 years ago, a ...

Israeli Boy on Hike Chances Upon Rare Biblical-Era Figurine

A few weeks ago, 11-year-old Zvi Ben-David from Be’er Sheva was on a family trip to Nahal HaBesor in the south when he saw an unusual ...

Two 1,800-Year-Old Sarcophagi Uncovered at Ramat Gan Safari

Construction to build an expansive new facility at Ramat Gan Safari Park, an addition to its wildlife hospital, led to the extraordinary ...

IDF Soldier Finds Rare 1,800-Year-Old Coin While on Maneuver

IDF soldier Ido Gardi was on a training exercise on the slopes of Mount Carmel in northern Israel when he noticed something different on ...