2,000 year old pottery salvaged from cave on Lebanese border

During operation intact vessels slid 30m down sheer cliff on ropes in nature reserve.Mordechai Sones, 7/2/2018, 7:43 PM

Rare clay amulet discovered in City of David

Ceramic amulet bearing Arabic blessing dating to Abbasid period discovered at Givati parking lot in City of David outside Jerusalem's walls.Mordechai Sones, 6/14/2018, 12:06 PM

Israel antiquities authority to present new finds

Clay seals, which are believed to have been used by Isaiah the prophet, and King Hezekiah, will go on display soonILTV, 5/30/2018, 8:15 PM

2,700-year old water system discovered in central Israel

Major water network from 1st Temple era found in central Israel. System suggests Kingdom of Israel was not desolate after Assyrian conquest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2017, 10:00 AM

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