Articles in "Second Temple Era"

11-Year-Old Girl Finds Rare Silver 2000-Year-Old Coin from Jewish Revolt Against the Romans

A girl who came with her family to the "archeological experience" in the Emek Tzurim Sifting Project in Jerusalem discovered a rare ...

First of its Kind Second Temple-Era Seal Discovered North of City of David

A unique second Temple-era seal, the first of its kind to be discovered, was recently recovered in soil taken from a dig conducted along ...

Second Temple Period Quarry Uncovered Near Jerusalem’s High-Tech Park

Jerusalem’s ancient quarries, which were the main source of building stones for monumental construction projects in the city such as the ...

Second Temple Era Remains Unearthed at Jerusalem’s Gat Shmanim, Believed to Have Been Visited by Jesus

Archaeological excavations preceding development work at the Gat Shmanin (Gethsemane) in the Kidron Valley unearthed a 2000-year-old ritual ...

Fitting Burial for Hasmonean Royals Concluded on Hanukkah

The proper interment of human remains of Jews from the Second Temple Era whose ancient graves near Jericho were desecrated by Arab looters ...

In First, Rural Temple Era Ritual Bath Exposed in Israel’s North

A 2,000-year-old mikveh, a ritual bath, was recently uncovered in salvage archaeological excavations by the Israel Antiquities Authority ...

Unique Second Temple Era Subterranean System Exposed Near Western Wall

A unique subterranean system hewn in the bedrock from the Second Temple period was recently discovered beneath an impressive 1400-year-old ...

Israel Prevents Illegal Arab Construction from Destroying Second Temple Era Palaces

Israeli officials on Sunday saved a rare Second Temple period archeological site in the Jericho area, including palaces of the Hasmonean ...

Desecrated Remains of Second Temple Era Jews brought for Final Burial

Hundreds of Israelis on Tuesday participated in an uncommon funeral in which the human remains of Jews from the Second Temple Era were ...

Maccabean History: The Battle Of Beit Zechariah

The Battle of Beit Zechariah, which took place 2,000 years ago during the Maccabean Revolt, is one of sacrifice and bravery. On a clear ...