Articles in "Israeli archeology"

One of Oldest Known Mosques in World Uncovered in the Negev

A 1,200-year-old mosque, among the earliest known in the world, was recently uncovered in the City of Rahat in the Negev, the latest ...

7,000 Years Ago: Israeli Researchers Find Earliest Evidence of Fruit Tree Cultivation

Olive trees were first domesticated 7,000 years ago, a joint study by Israeli researchers from Tel Aviv University and the Hebrew ...

Israeli Scientists Uncover Traces of Fire Dating Back At Least 800,000 Years

Israel scientists from the Weizmann Institute of Science, using an advanced, innovative method they developed to detect nonvisual traces of ...

New Segment of Roman-Era Aqueduct to Jerusalem Uncovered South of Old City

A segment of the Low-Level Aqueduct to Jerusalem has been exposed over the last few weeks in the neighborhood of Armon Hanatsiv, situated ...

‘Frozen in Time’: 2,100-Year-Old Agricultural Farmstead Uncovered in Galilee, Probably Abandoned Suddenly Due to Impending Danger

A well-preserved 2,100-year-old, Hasmonean period agricultural farmstead, containing finds that may have been abandoned in haste, was ...

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 ...

Surprising Source Sheds Light on Ancient Nabataean–Roman Trade Across the Negev

Spices were not the only commodity traded over the ancient “Incense Route” that linked the Arabian Peninsula and the Red Sea to the ...

‘Greeting from Yehoshua ben Nun’: Biblical-Era Amulet with God’s Name Found on Mount Ebal

An ancient amulet bearing God's name written in ancient Hebrew was found among the remains of the excavation carried out at the ...

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 ...

Israeli Study Reveals that Humans Gave Objects Sentimental Value 500,000 Years Ago

Collectors in the prehistoric world recycled old stone tools some 500,000 years ago to preserve the memory of their ancestors, a new ...