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'

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 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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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 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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

Supervisors spot three Arab infiltrators digging illegally for ancient treasure.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 3/6/2017, 2:58 PM

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rare Byzantine-Era Mosaic Found and Restored

The unique 1,500-year-old mosaic served as the floor of a church and will be displayed in Kiryat Gat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/29/2015, 7:01 PM

Is This the Real Tomb of the Maccabees?

The Israel Antiquities Authority set out on a mission to solve a 150-year old riddle - and a treasure far more ancient.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/21/2015, 12:17 PM

Sarcophagus Discovered at Ashkelon Building Site

Israel Antiquities Authority and police find impressive sarcophagus, which construction workers tried to conceal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/3/2015, 4:19 PM

Bible Museum Inks Israel Antiquities Deal

Museum of the Bible signs multi-year deal with Israel Antiquities Authority to display ancient artifacts unearthed in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2015, 5:14 AM

Old Mikveh With Rare Inscriptions Found in J'lem

Second Temple period ritual bath found during construction of kindergarten, with highly 'significant' wall paintings of Temple artifact.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/5/2015, 12:55 PM