Excavation uncovers: Prehistoric migration route from Africa passed through Dimona

Excavation uncovers: Prehistoric migration route from Africa passed through Dimona

Evidence of the path of modern humans leaving Africa 100,000 years ago discovered in Dimona.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/4/2020, 2:00 PM
1,300-year-old church, apparently part of a monastery, uncovered in northern Israel

1,300-year-old church, apparently part of a monastery, uncovered in northern Israel

Newly-uncovered church hints at importance of Byzantine Christian village, archaeologists say.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2020, 2:07 PM
Israeli boy discovers ancient tablet during family trip in southern Israel

Israeli boy discovers ancient tablet during family trip in southern Israel

Six-year-old boy discovers 3,500 tablet during family visit in southern Israel. Tablet is the first of its kind ever found in Israel.Marcy Oster, JTA, 5/26/2020, 7:28 AM
'Time to clear my conscience, it feels the end of the world is near'

'Time to clear my conscience, it feels the end of the world is near'

Citizen returns illegally taken catapult 'bolt' to Antiquities Authority - fifteen years after he took it. 'Time to clear my conscience.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/16/2020, 12:45 PM
Hundreds of ancient coins found in home of 'antiquities robber'

Hundreds of ancient coins found in home of 'antiquities robber'

Coins spanning centuries from Persian to Ottoman periods are discovered in the home of a serial 'antiquities robber' in northern Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/27/2020, 12:41 PM
In the City of David, archaeologists uncover what may be a 2,000-year-old market

In the City of David, archaeologists uncover what may be a 2,000-year-old market

Archaeologists find rare measuring table in what may have been the location of Jerusalem's 2,000-year-old market.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2020, 11:50 AM
'The Roman menu made its way to the tables of ancient Israel'

'The Roman menu made its way to the tables of ancient Israel'

Wine and fish sauce: The 2000-year-old culinary preferences of the Romans, revealed in Ashkelon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/16/2019, 1:01 PM
Family finds ancient hammer and nails in northern Israel

Family finds ancient hammer and nails in northern Israel

Family digging at excavation site uncovers 1,400-year-old iron hammer and nails.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/30/2019, 1:06 PM
What kind of beer did Pharaoh drink?

What kind of beer did Pharaoh drink?

Team of scientists from Hebrew U, Israel’s Antiquities Authority, Tel Aviv U and Bar-Ilan U create ancient alcohol from ancient yeast.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/22/2019, 3:21 PM
Ancient Jewish village unearthed in eastern Jerusalem

Ancient Jewish village unearthed in eastern Jerusalem

2,000-year-old Jewish town with ritual baths, olive press, and burial estate, found in eastern Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/27/2019, 10:15 AM
First 'Bes-Vessel' shard discovered in Jerusalem

First 'Bes-Vessel' shard discovered in Jerusalem

Fragment of Persian-era clay jar depicting human face discovered in City of David refuse pit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/20/2019, 9:55 AM
Controversy over new tunnel under David's Tomb

Controversy over new tunnel under David's Tomb

Activists protest secret tunnel connecting Christian clergy residence to Church at holy site. 'Israeli authorities doing Vatican's bidding.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/20/2018, 4:05 PM
Arabs destroy ancient Jewish village

Arabs destroy ancient Jewish village

Arab antiquities robbers caught red-handed destroying ancient Jewish village in northern Israel with a bulldozer. 'The sights are shocking.'Orli Harari, 10/16/2018, 12:16 PM
Surprise discovery at museum being constructed in Jaffa

Surprise discovery at museum being constructed in Jaffa

Expansive Ottoman-era soap factory and underground vaults discovered during construction of Uri Geller Museum.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2018, 10:00 AM
Expert: Archaeological find belonged to rich individual

Expert: Archaeological find belonged to rich individual

Watch: In an interview with Arutz Sheva, expert archaeologist explains significance of Hellenstic-era earring and where it was found.Eliran Aharon, 8/8/2018, 2:50 PM
Rare, ancient gold earring found in the City of David

Rare, ancient gold earring found in the City of David

Rare gold earring from Hellenistic era found near Jerusalem's Old City. 'Whoever wore it belonged to Jerusalem‘s upper class.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/8/2018, 10:07 AM
Ancient pottery factory unveiled in Israel

Ancient pottery factory unveiled in Israel

Archaeologists discover pottery factory, bathhouses, and pools discovered near central Israeli city.AFP, 8/1/2018, 2:19 PM
Earliest evidence of blood vengeance found in Jerusalem's hills

Earliest evidence of blood vengeance found in Jerusalem's hills

Israeli archaeologists find slashed skull - history's earliest evidence of blood vengeance - in Jerusalem's hills.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/16/2018, 11:39 AM
Students preparing 'smart trail' uncover ancient oil lamp

Students preparing 'smart trail' uncover ancient oil lamp

Students prepare hiking trail as a gift to the State, uncover ancient oil lamp adorned with a symbol of a menorah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2018, 11:50 AM
Families find 1,500-year-old jug during hike in north Israel

Families find 1,500-year-old jug during hike in north Israel

Hikers find Byzantine-era jug in northern Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/30/2018, 2:01 PM
Ancient clay seal found under Western Wall Plaza

Ancient clay seal found under Western Wall Plaza

Excavations at Western Wall Plaza unearth unique stamped clay from the First Temple Period believed to belong to city governor.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2018, 9:47 AM
Students unearth 1,500-year-old church and monastery

Students unearth 1,500-year-old church and monastery

Monastery may have served as center for pilgrimages, expert says.Reut Hadar, 12/20/2017, 9:44 AM
Archaeologists discover lost portions of Western Wall Tunnels

Archaeologists discover lost portions of Western Wall Tunnels

Archaeologists discover ancient theater, new stone courses, in Western Wall Tunnels.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/16/2017, 1:24 PM
Vilna: 17th century ritual baths found near Great Synagogue

Vilna: 17th century ritual baths found near Great Synagogue

After being destroyed in the Holocaust, two pre-war mikvaot are discovered in Vilna.Chana Roberts, 8/17/2017, 10:34 AM
Rare chalkstone vessel workshop discovered in Israel's north

Rare chalkstone vessel workshop discovered in Israel's north

Excavations in Galilee reveal 2,000 year-old stone vessel quarry and production center, vessels 'highlight pivotal role of ritual purity.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/10/2017, 11:16 AM
Report: Ben Gurion airspace restricted during security operation

Report: Ben Gurion airspace restricted during security operation

Israeli media reports defense establishment operation caused numerous flight delays and cancellations. IAA denies airspace was closed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/3/2017, 9:55 PM
The dyes of the kings of Israel

The dyes of the kings of Israel

New study reveals earliest known plant-based dyes in Israel, dating back to the reign of Kings David and Solomon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2017, 9:41 PM
They went to find antiquities, and ended up in jail

They went to find antiquities, and ended up in jail

Authorities arrest three Arabs illegally searching Lower Galilee site for archaeological finds.Ido Ben Porat, 4/19/2017, 1:32 PM
British victim of Jerusalem stabbing mourned

British victim of Jerusalem stabbing mourned

Hebrw University, Israel Antiquities Authority offer condolences to family of student murdered on Jerusalem light rail.JTA, 4/16/2017, 7:05 PM
Students unearth 2000-year old Jewish town to fund Poland trip

Students unearth 2000-year old Jewish town to fund Poland trip

Students at Jerusalem's Boyar High School participate in archaeological excavations to help fund their trip to Poland's concentration camps.Orly Harari, 3/27/2017, 10:11 AM
Hundreds of WWI liquor bottles found near Ramla

Hundreds of WWI liquor bottles found near Ramla

Excavations prior to the construction of Highway 200 expose liquor bottles belonging to British soldiers from World War I.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/22/2017, 10:22 AM
Arabs caught looting archaeological site

Arabs caught looting archaeological site

Supervisors spot three Arab infiltrators digging illegally for ancient treasure.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 3/6/2017, 2:58 PM
'They're stealing our history!'

'They're stealing our history!'

Arab tomb raiders caught in the act, pillaging an ancient Jewish burial ground.Orly Harari, 12/14/2016, 12:47 PM
Israeli archaeologists restore marble seal of Ottoman sultan

Israeli archaeologists restore marble seal of Ottoman sultan

Archaeologists have restored the original marble seal on the landmark Jaffa Clock Tower.Shlomo Vile, 12/13/2016, 12:36 PM
Morning jogger discovers 900 year-old lamp

Morning jogger discovers 900 year-old lamp

Ancient lamp washed up on shore in Ashkelon. 'It’s really exciting. You just feel a part of history. You can touch what was here long ago.'Rachel Kaplan, 6/27/2016, 1:46 PM
Hidden Jewish treasure from Hasmonean period found

Hidden Jewish treasure from Hasmonean period found

Estate that fought Romans reveals ancient heroism, silver coin collection, bronze coins proclaiming: 'Freedom of Zion.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/7/2016, 8:02 PM
National plan will save Dead Sea Scrolls

National plan will save Dead Sea Scrolls

Israel Antiquities Authority launches a national plan for comprehensive archaeological excavations in the Judean Desert caves.Yoni Kempinski, 5/25/2016, 3:14 AM
Israel sends ancient sarcophagi covers to Egypt

Israel sends ancient sarcophagi covers to Egypt

Ministry of Foreign Affairs hopes handing over ancient items will be a precursor to further bilateral cooperation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/22/2016, 9:24 PM
Incredible treasure trove found on Israel's seabed

Incredible treasure trove found on Israel's seabed

Two divers happen upon cargo of a sunken merchant ship in Caesarea, revealing pristine 1,600-year-old treasures and coins.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/16/2016, 12:01 PM
Teens vandalize ancient citadel for party

Teens vandalize ancient citadel for party

Paint found all over Ashdod Citadel. IAA: contact us or we'll prosecute.Reut Hadar, 4/27/2016, 5:23 PM
Discovery: Ancient Judea was global glass producer

Discovery: Ancient Judea was global glass producer

Oldest-ever glass kilns found in Israel unearthed near Mount Carmel, shed light on how 'Judean Glass' spread across Roman Empire.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/11/2016, 11:17 AM
Archaeologists warn 'Reform Kotel' erases history

Archaeologists warn 'Reform Kotel' erases history

Israeli Archaeology Council writes to Netanyahu, Regev and Antiquities Authority, demanding plan for new prayer space be stopped.Ari Yashar, 4/7/2016, 7:11 PM
Ancient 2nd Temple-era tools discovered in Magdala

Ancient 2nd Temple-era tools discovered in Magdala

Trove of ancient bronze tools unearthed by Israeli archaeologists in Magdala, near one of Israel's most ancient synagogues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/5/2016, 4:11 PM
Hiker discovers extremely rare ancient gold coin

Hiker discovers extremely rare ancient gold coin

Coin bearing the image of Roman Emperor Augustus could date back to Bar Kochba rebellion; only one other such coin exists.Ari Soffer, 3/14/2016, 10:11 AM
Experts: Kotel plan will be sorrow for generations

Experts: Kotel plan will be sorrow for generations

Archaeologists warn that government's plan to modify Kotel plaza would hurt Israel's cultural heritage, strategic assets.Matt Wanderman, 3/7/2016, 10:27 AM
Ancient winery and bathhouse found in Jerusalem

Ancient winery and bathhouse found in Jerusalem

Excavation ahead of construction for haredi housing unearths 1,600-year-old relics from wine press and Roman legion bathhouse.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/2/2016, 10:58 AM
Dead Sea Scroll research enters the digital era

Dead Sea Scroll research enters the digital era

New digital tools make Dead Sea Scrolls available in ways they never were before.Raphael Poch, 2/23/2016, 9:11 AM
7,000-year-old town found in northern Jerusalem

7,000-year-old town found in northern Jerusalem

Evidence of 'thriving settlement in Jerusalem' way back in Chalcolithic period uncovered, replete with ancient blades and beads.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/17/2016, 3:53 PM
Watch: 3,400-year-old fortress discovered

Watch: 3,400-year-old fortress discovered

From today's ILTV edition. Israeli Antiquities Authority discovers ancient citadel in the city of Nahariya.ILTV, 1/8/2016, 4:42 AM
3,400-year-old citadel in the basement

3,400-year-old citadel in the basement

Ancient sea fortress with rare relics found in construction of coastal high-rise, and now it will be part of the basement level.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2016, 11:55 AM
2,700-year-old farm found in Rosh Ha'ayin

2,700-year-old farm found in Rosh Ha'ayin

First Temple period farmhouse, along with 1,500-year-old church featuring colorful mosaics, discovered ahead of building new neighborhood.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2015, 12:58 PM
Ancient ram statue unearthed near Byzantine church

Ancient ram statue unearthed near Byzantine church

Christmas Eve discovery in Caesarea excites archaeologists; beautiful sculpture was almost perfectly preserved.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2015, 2:44 PM
Mysterious Jerusalem 'golden artifact' identified

Mysterious Jerusalem 'golden artifact' identified

Strange, ridged item had left archaeologists stumped - but after widespread coverage the mystery has finally been solved.Ari Soffer, 12/22/2015, 7:33 PM
Eight year-old makes historic archaeological find

Eight year-old makes historic archaeological find

IAA notes find confirms existence of large city near Beit Shemesh during First Temple era.Ido Ben-Porat, 11/25/2015, 10:30 AM
Israeli archaeologists unearth ancient granary

Israeli archaeologists unearth ancient granary

Ancient fava beans shed new light on how Neolithic man ate - and farmed.Ari Soffer, 11/23/2015, 1:28 PM
Beautiful ancient mosaic found in Lod

Beautiful ancient mosaic found in Lod

While building a visitor center for world famous 1,700-year-old mosaic, incredible new find leaves archaeologists floored.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/16/2015, 2:18 PM
Heavy winds, haze shutter Eilat airport

Heavy winds, haze shutter Eilat airport

Air pollution 15-25 times higher than normal on Wednesday, downing trees and reducing visibility.Tova Dvorin, 11/4/2015, 11:18 AM