Study: Chicken Eating Started in JudeaTel Maresha, in Judea, is apparently where people first got the idea of growing chickens for food.
Ancient Sling Stones Returned by Repentant Robber20 years after stealing 2,000-year-old sling stones, thief turns them in with note: 'they brought me nothing but trouble. Don't steal!'
1,500-Year-Old Church Found Near Highway 1Church was part of an ancient road station frequented by travelers between Jerusalem and the coastal plain.
Archaeologists Find Prehistoric 'Swiss Army Knife'Tel Aviv University discovers first direct evidence early flint tools were used to butcher animal carcasses.
Spelunkers Find Rare 2,300-Year-Old Treasure CacheIn one of the most important finds in northern Israel, three cave explorers unearth ancient coins and jewelry in stalactite cave.
'Gold Digging' Arabs Caught Searching for TreasureTwo Arabs from the Tul Karem area were caught red-handed digging in a protected archaeological site - searching for hidden gold.
2,800-Year-Old Farm Discovered Near Rosh Ha'ayinStunning find in coastal region reveals ancient farmhouse and rare coin with Alexander's name on it, testifying to Greek presence.
2,000 Year Old Find 'Most Important' in J'lemIAA hails discovery of 'extremely rare' Latin inscription; researchers say it proves historical accounts of rebellions against the Romans.
Money Hoard from Great Revolt Era UncoveredMoney box held 114 bronze coins dating to the Year Four of the Great Revolt against the Romans, which preceded Temple's destruction.
1,400 Year-Old Well Discovered in Tel AvivArchaeologists find advanced pulley system, irrigation ducts in the heart of Tel Aviv.
Fisherman Leaves behind Bible-Era TreasureNumerous complete jars from thousands of years ago, long buried at sea, handed over to authorities.
Ancient Fountain Discovered in RamlaExcavation in Ramla turns up 900-year-old fountain, complete with ancient mosaic. More discoveries made nearby.
Hasmonean Building Discovered in JerusalemFor the first time ever, remains of a Hasmonean building in the city are being exposed.
10,000-Year-Old Home FoundColumn from a cultic temple, cluster of rare axes found in archaeological excavation west of Jerusalem.
'World's Oldest' Wine Cellar Uncovered in GalileeArchaeologists have uncovered what may be the world's oldest known wine cellar in Northern Israel - more than 3,700 years old.
Ancient Jewish Altar Found in ShiloOngoing dig in the Samaria town of Shilo turns up ancient stone altar from First Temple times or earlier.
TAU Study Links Empire Collapse, Climate ChangeTel Aviv researchers say Sea of Galilee find shows ancient empires died out because of cold to the north.
Oldest Siddur Joins 2013's Ancient Jewish FindsSiddur from 840 CE joins oldest Torah scroll and Temple Mount medallion in landmark Jewish archaeology year.
'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.
Archaeologist on Great Moment: 'I was Paralyzed'Dr. Eilat Mazar describes moment of awe when she saw the huge golden menorah medallion.
Netanyahu: Archaeological Find 'Magnificent'Ancient golden treasure is the oldest Torah ornament ever found and "attests to the ancient Jewish presence" in Jerusalem.
Golden Treasure Found at Foot of Temple Mount"Ophel Treasure” apparently includes oldest Torah ornament ever found: medallion with Menorah, Torah and Shofar etchings
Dig Shows Temple Pilgrims Traveled 100s of MilesAnalysis of bones of animals sacrificed in Temple shows some may have been brought from as far as Arabia.
Impressive Finds at Harbor of AshdodAn impressive find by the Tel Aviv University Institute of Archaeology uncovers a system of fortifications during its summer excavation.
Byzantine Garbage Pit Yields MysteryWhat were 400 Byzantine coins, 200 Samaritan lamps, an ancient ring and gold jewelry doing in a refuse pit?
Huge 1,000-Year-Old Hospital Exposed in J'lemImpressive Crusader structure built by the Knights Hospitaller has 20-foot-high ceiling, served as a fruit market.
Archaeologists Uncover Temple-Era Jewish VillageArchaeologists find remains of Jewish town in the Galilee. Town dates back to times of Second Temple.
King David's 'Suburban Palace' Been Found?Three unique buildings have been unearthed by archaeologists - and one of them may have been a palace used by King David himself
12,000-Year-Old Find Reveals Ancient Burial RitesScientists: flowers may have been meant to ensure a pleasant passage from the world of the living.
Oldest Ever Artifact Unearthed in JerusalemHebrew University: this is the earliest alphabetical written text ever uncovered in the city.
Part of Sphinx found in Northern DigArtifact bears the name of Mycerinus, the king who was one of the builders of the Giza pyramids.
Archaeologists: We Found Shilo TabernacleThe findings, to be displayed this week at Shilo, include hewn holes in which wooden beams could have been placed.
1,800-Year-Old Road Found in JerusalemArchaeologists pleased to find ‘finely preserved’ stretch of road from Roman era in Jerusalem.
Scots And Jews: Braveheart, Meet Ben YairJewish connection to the Land of Israel is historically documented. See below.
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.
Well-Preserved Wine-Making Facility Found in SouthAntiquities Authority workers have discovered a well-preserved Byzantine era wine-making facility in southern Israel