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

Remains of fierce battles uncovered near Rosh Ha'ayin

Evidence of stormy World War I battlefield recently exposed in archaeological excavation near Rosh Ha'ayin.Mordechai Sones, 5/9/2017, 4:53 PM

Spectacular 3,800-year old artifact found in Yehud

Israeli high school students help discover one-of-a-kind ancient artifact in central Israel.David Rosenberg, 11/23/2016, 11:04 AM

New find is earliest known mention of Jerusalem outside of Bible

The Israeli Antiquities Authority revealed today a papyrus document that contains the earliest known extra-biblical reference to Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/26/2016, 2:53 PM

Gold coin from Roman Caesar discovered in Jerusalem

Ancient coin from Second Temple era found on Mount Zion in Jerusalem.Yonatan Roberts, 9/16/2016, 5:04 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

Second Temple floor looked like this

Tiles from the courtyard of the Herodian Second Temple have been revealed and reconstructed in the Temple Mount Sifting project.Kobi Finkler, 9/6/2016, 9:26 PM

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

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: Major find near Sea of Galilee

From today's edition of ILTV. Archaeologists find a marble tablet near the Sea of Galilee.ILTV, 12/23/2015, 5:45 AM

Was This the Temple Era 'Stone of Claims'?

A unique stepped structure has been exposed on the street ascending from the Siloam Pool to the Temple Mount.Arutz Sheva staff, 8/31/2015, 11:02 AM

Chicken Eating Started in Judea, Says Study

Tel Maresha, in Judea, is apparently where people first got the idea of growing chickens for food.Gil Ronen, 7/21/2015, 12:04 PM

Ancient Roman Sling Stones Returned by Repentant Robber

20 years after stealing 2,000-year-old sling stones, thief turns them in with note: 'they brought me nothing but trouble. Don't steal!'Ari Yashar, 7/13/2015, 11:24 AM

1,500-Year-Old Church Found Near Highway 1

Church was part of an ancient road station frequented by travelers between Jerusalem and the coastal plain.Gil Ronen, 6/10/2015, 1:58 PM

Archaeologists Find Prehistoric 'Swiss Army Knife'

Tel Aviv University discovers first direct evidence early flint tools were used to butcher animal carcasses.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/24/2015, 12:01 PM

Spelunkers Stumble Upon Rare 2,300-Year-Old Treasure Cache

In one of the most important finds in northern Israel, three cave explorers unearth ancient coins and jewelry in stalactite cave.Ari Yashar, 3/9/2015, 1:14 PM

'Gold Digging' Arabs Caught Searching for Treasure

Two Arabs from the Tul Karem area were caught red-handed digging in a protected archaeological site - searching for hidden gold.Moshe Cohen, 12/25/2014, 1:16 AM

2,800-Year-Old Farm Discovered Near Rosh Ha'ayin

Stunning find in coastal region reveals ancient farmhouse and rare coin with Alexander's name on it, testifying to Greek presence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/15/2014, 2:21 PM

'Tremendously Important' 2,000 Year Old Find in Jerusalem

IAA hails discovery of 'extremely rare' Latin inscription; researchers say it proves historical accounts of rebellions against the Romans.Tova Dvorin, 10/21/2014, 12:30 PM

Money Hoard from Great Revolt Era Uncovered

Money box held 114 bronze coins dating to the Year Four of the Great Revolt against the Romans, which preceded Temple's destruction.Arutz Sheva, 8/5/2014, 11:18 AM

1,400 Year-Old Well Discovered in Tel Aviv

Archaeologists find advanced pulley system, irrigation ducts in the heart of Tel Aviv.Tova Dvorin, 2/5/2014, 4:49 PM

Fisherman Leaves behind Bible-Era Treasure

Numerous complete jars from thousands of years ago, long buried at sea, handed over to authorities.Gil Ronen, 1/15/2014, 11:52 AM

Ancient Fountain Discovered in Ramla

Excavation in Ramla turns up 900-year-old fountain, complete with ancient mosaic. More discoveries made nearby.Maayana Miskin, 12/8/2013, 2:05 PM

First-Ever Hasmonean Building Discovered in Jerusalem

For the first time ever, remains of a Hasmonean building in the city are being exposed.Arutz Sheva staff, 12/3/2013, 9:20 AM

10,000-Year-Old Home Found at Eshtaol

Column from a cultic temple, cluster of rare axes found in archaeological excavation west of Jerusalem.Gil Ronen, 11/25/2013, 10:45 AM

'World's Oldest' Wine Cellar Uncovered in Galilee

Archaeologists have uncovered what may be the world's oldest known wine cellar in Northern Israel - more than 3,700 years old.Tova Dvorin, 11/24/2013, 2:57 PM

Ancient Jewish Altar Found in Shilo

Ongoing dig in the Samaria town of Shilo turns up ancient stone altar from First Temple times or earlier.Maayana Miskin, 11/19/2013, 6:43 PM

TAU Study Links Empire Collapse, Climate Change

Tel Aviv researchers say Sea of Galilee find shows ancient empires died out because of cold to the north.Maayana Miskin, 10/23/2013, 2:44 AM

'Oldest Siddur' Joins 2013's Haul of Ancient Jewish Treasures

Siddur from 840 CE joins oldest Torah scroll and Temple Mount medallion in landmark Jewish archaeology year.Gil Ronen, 10/6/2013, 10:36 PM

'I Yelled – You have to Come See It, It's Huge!'

A 17-minute video tells the story of one of the most amazing discoveries in Jerusalem's archaeological history.Gil Ronen, 9/11/2013, 3:08 PM

Archaeologist on Great Moment: 'I was Paralyzed'

Dr. Eilat Mazar describes moment of awe when she saw the huge golden menorah medallion.Adam Ross, 9/11/2013, 9:57 AM

Netanyahu Hails 'Magnificent' Archaeological Find in Jerusalem

Ancient golden treasure is the oldest Torah ornament ever found and "attests to the ancient Jewish presence" in Jerusalem.Kochava Rozenbaum , 9/10/2013, 8:53 AM

Ancient Golden Treasure Found at Foot of Temple Mount

"Ophel Treasure” apparently includes oldest Torah ornament ever found: medallion with Menorah, Torah and Shofar etchingsArutz Sheva, 9/9/2013, 1:13 PM

Dig Shows Temple Pilgrims Traveled Hundreds of Miles

Analysis of bones of animals sacrificed in Temple shows some may have been brought from as far as Arabia.Arutz Sheva, 9/8/2013, 8:14 PM

Rare, Preserved Fortifications Found at the Harbor of Ashdod

An impressive find by the Tel Aviv University Institute of Archaeology uncovers a system of fortifications during its summer excavation.Kochava Rozenbaum , 8/16/2013, 1:15 AM

Byzantine Garbage Pit Yields Mystery

What were 400 Byzantine coins, 200 Samaritan lamps, an ancient ring and gold jewelry doing in a refuse pit?Gil Ronen, 8/7/2013, 11:01 AM

Huge 1,000-Year-Old Hospital Exposed in J'lem

Impressive Crusader structure built by the Knights Hospitaller has 20-foot-high ceiling, served as a fruit market.Gil Ronen, 8/5/2013, 11:21 AM

Archaeologists Uncover Temple-Era Jewish Village

Archaeologists find remains of Jewish town in the Galilee. Town dates back to times of Second Temple.Maayana Miskin, 8/4/2013, 11:43 AM

Did Archaeologists Find King David's 'Suburban Palace?'

Three unique buildings have been unearthed by archaeologists - and one of them may have been a palace used by King David himselfDavid Lev, 7/18/2013, 11:34 AM

12,000-Year-Old Discovery Reveals Ancient Burial Rites

Scientists: flowers may have been meant to ensure a pleasant passage from the world of the living.Arutz Sheva, 7/10/2013, 1:28 PM

Temple Mount: Oldest Ever Artifact Discovered in Jerusalem

Hebrew University: this is the earliest alphabetical written text ever uncovered in the city.Gil Ronen, 7/10/2013, 12:30 PM

Part of Egyptian Sphinx found in Northern Dig

Artifact bears the name of Mycerinus, the king who was one of the builders of the Giza pyramids.Arutz Sheva, 7/9/2013, 2:41 PM

Archaeologists: We Found Shilo Tabernacle

The findings, to be displayed this week at Shilo, include hewn holes in which wooden beams could have been placed.Gil Ronen, 7/2/2013, 8:50 AM

1,800-Year-Old Road Found in Jerusalem

Archaeologists pleased to find ‘finely preserved’ stretch of road from Roman era in Jerusalem.Maayana Miskin, 6/25/2013, 2:35 PM

Scots And Jews: Braveheart, Meet Ben Yair

Jewish connection to the Land of Israel is historically documented. See below. Gerald A. Honigman, 5/17/2013, 9:03 AM

Is the State Hiding a Major Bible Era Find?

Makor Rishon says authorities are keeping lid on what may be a royal castle from David's time.Gil Ronen, 4/20/2013, 10:24 PM

Well-Preserved Wine-Making Facility Found in Southern Israel

Antiquities Authority workers have discovered a well-preserved Byzantine era wine-making facility in southern IsraelDavid Lev, 4/5/2013, 1:16 AM