Israeli Antiquities Authority

Antiquities Thieves Caught Red-Handed in Judean Desert Caves

Arab thieves caused significant damage to ancient site in an attempt to pilfer artifacts dating back to pre-Roman period.Hillel Fendel, 12/7/2014, 11:33 AM

'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

Chisel Reportedly Used To Build The Second Temple Discovered

Archaeologist who found ancient tool says 'for first time in 2000 years we have a tool of the builders of the Kotel (Western Wall).'Iddo Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 4/23/2014, 9:49 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

Israel Antiquities Authority Updates Dead Sea Scroll Library

The Leon Levy Dead Sea Scroll Digital Library receives an upgrade, including new content and high-quality photos.Tova Dvorin, 2/4/2014, 1:53 PM

1500 Year Old Byzantine-Era Church Uncovered

Israeli Antiquities Authority discovers the first religious structure in southern Israel from the Byzantine period.Tova Dvorin, 1/22/2014, 7:53 PM