1,800-year-old mosaic found in Israeli park

Well-preserved Byzantine-era mosaic discovered in national park in Caesarea.JTA, 2/8/2018, 9:45 PM

New trail follows footsteps of Sanhedrin

Project to enable crossing Galilee on foot from Tiberias to Beit She'arim, accompanied by app that brings Sanhedrin members to life.Mordechai Sones, 4/6/2017, 5:18 PM

Caught red-handed: 11 grave robbers arrested at northern ruins

Authorities arrest 11 grave robbers in the process of robbing ruins of ancient Jewish town mentioned in the Talmud.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/19/2017, 7:18 PM

Rare ancient engraving of Menorah found in Judean hills

During the Hanukkah festival, hikers discovered a rare engraving of a menorah in a water cistern in the Judean Hills.Yoel Domb, 1/3/2017, 9:23 AM

Who was 'Hyrcanus'?

A stone shard discovered near the Hakra, a Hasmonean period fortress, contains an intriguing inscription.Yoel Domb, 12/22/2016, 11:49 AM

Ancient gold coin discovered in Kafr Kana

A valuable gold coin from the early Islamic period was discovered during excavations in the Galilee town of Kafr Kana.Yoel Domb, 11/1/2016, 2:22 PM

1500 year old stables discovered at Ovdat National Park

In archaological excavations at Ovdat National Park an ancient animal stable has been uncovered.Yoel Domb, 9/8/2016, 10:41 AM

3,500-year-old artifacts from Hadera sea revealed

Metalwork, some of which is up to 3,500 years old, has been donated by a family that inherited the items from their father.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/23/2016, 1:50 PM

Hundreds of illegally-sold artifacts seized in Jerusalem mall

Israel Antiquities Authority raids store selling ancient objects in violation of law. Indictment to be filed against store owner.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2016, 11:44 AM

Young Israeli boy discovers 3,400-year-old Canaanite figurine

Israel Antiquities Authority presented the 7-year-old with a certificate of appreciation for good citizenship for his remarkable discovery.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/25/2016, 3:52 PM

Israeli hiker finds ancient Egyptian seal

Hiker on family outing in the Galilee discovers rare Egyptian artifact.Ido Ben Porat, 2/2/2016, 3:36 PM

Rabbis demand end to digging at David's Tomb

David's Tomb rabbis ask Netanyahu to intervene and stop diggings. Rabbi Yosef Berger: 'How is there no protest? It's a scandal.'Benny Tucker, 1/16/2016, 9:01 PM

'Revolutionary' court victory against antiquity thieves

High Court rejects motion by antiquities dealers, who will now be forced to register their whole inventory.Gil Ronen, 12/29/2015, 2:33 PM

13-Year-Old Unearths Ancient Wine Press in Jerusalem

Antiquities Authority announces the discovery of a 1,400-year-old wine press in Jerusalem - unearthed by a teen.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/19/2015, 3:44 AM

Arab Antiquities Robbers Caught in the Act

7 residents of Bedouin town Rahat in Negev found while digging up coins from 2,000 years ago and causing irreversible damage.Yedidya Ben-Or, Ari Yashar, 4/30/2015, 4:14 PM

Second Temple Period Mikveh Unearthed in Valley of Elah

Archaeologists stunned to find inscription by Australian soldiers from World War II alongside 1,900-year-old Jewish ritual bath.Ornit Etzer, Ari Yashar, 10/7/2014, 10:54 AM

Antiquities Robbers Caught Selling Rare Ancient Burial Chests

Some of the 11 Jewish ossuaries from Second Temple period still held bones, featured Hebrew script listing names of those interred.Ari Yashar, 3/31/2014, 10:48 AM

Temple Mount Desecration: 'The Public Needs to Know'

Member of committee to preserve Temple Mount antiquities demands that secret report on Waqf be published - for the sake of the public.Tova Dvorin, 1/18/2014, 11:26 PM

New-found Artifact Revives Ancient Tzitzit Dying Methods

Antiquities Authority presents recent discovery at conference, proof of tekhelet dying techniques from over 2,000 years ago.Ari Yashar, 12/31/2013, 8:29 PM

Ancient Curse Unearthed at City of David

1,700 year old curse found at archaeological dig in Jerusalem was ordered by a woman from a professional magician.Ari Yashar, 10/30/2013, 12:34 PM

Arab Antiquity Thieves Caught Red-Handed

Antiquities Authority announce arrest of three Arabs from the Hevron area who were involved in the theft of antiquities.David Lev, 10/28/2013, 7:10 PM

Arabs Caught Red Handed Robbing Ancient Grave

Three suspects were caught inside 1st century cave near Kibbutz Metzer.Gil Ronen, 1/29/2013, 10:36 AM

Antiquities Authority Rips Netanyahu over Temple Mount

"Prime ministers and ministers know" about Muslim damage to Temple Mount, Knesset is told.Gil Ronen, 3/13/2012, 6:19 PM