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US Returns Hundreds of Iraqi Artifacts After Raid on ISIS

ISIS's top financier caught with artifacts raided from Assyrian-era historical sites; they were likely to be sold on the black market.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2015, 6:56 PM

Palestinian Drafts Kids to Rob Antiquities Because of 'Demon'

Issawiya resident tells children a 'demon' hid 'treasure' in important Second Temple-era cave, is caught by IAA.Tova Dvorin, 7/8/2015, 8:28 PM

UNESCO Condemns ISIS Destruction of Palmyra Antiquities

UN’s cultural body condemns destruction by ISIS of antiquities in Syrian city.Ben Ariel, Canada, 7/4/2015, 1:57 AM

Rare Inscription from Davidic Times Unearthed

Israel Antiquity Authority (IAA) discovers 3,000 year-old jar with mysterious name engraved: Eshba'al.Eliran Aharon, 6/16/2015, 10:09 AM

13-Year-Old Unearths Ancient Wine Press in Jerusalem

Antiquities Authority announces the discovery of a 1,400-year-old wine press in Jerusalem - unearthed by a teen.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/19/2015, 3:44 AM

ISIS 'Barbarians' Threaten to Destroy Ancient Syrian City

Islamic State fighters bearing down on ancient Palmyra, a world heritage site, as Syrian regime battles to keep them out.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/14/2015, 5:15 PM

UNESCO: ISIS Destruction of Nimrud a 'Mad', 'Horrific' Act

ISIS is 'clearly determined to wipe out all traces of the history of Iraq's people,' UNESCO head Irina Bokova states.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/13/2015, 7:17 PM

Report: ISIS Destroys Ancient City of Hatra

UNESCO condemns 'appalling' destruction as reports surface city has been razed; archaeologists lament loss.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/7/2015, 10:58 PM

Hollande Condemns ISIS's 'Barbaric' Museum Destruction

'What the terrorists want to do is destroy all of humanity,' French President Francois Hollande states in wake of museum destruction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/27/2015, 1:52 PM

US Donors Give Israel Museum Rare Antiquities Collection

Art patrons Robert and Renee Belfer donated over 350 artifacts to the Israel Museum for use in its 50th anniversary celebrations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/18/2015, 8:01 PM

Antiquities Robbers Caught Selling Rare Ancient Burial Chests

Some of the 11 Jewish ossuaries from Second Temple period still held bones, featured Hebrew script listing names of those interred.Ari Yashar, 3/31/2014, 10:48 AM

Temple Mount Desecration: 'The Public Needs to Know'

Member of committee to preserve Temple Mount antiquities demands that secret report on Waqf be published - for the sake of the public.Tova Dvorin, 1/18/2014, 11:26 PM

Ancient Jewish Texts Found in Afghanistan to Debut Next Week

Texts found in Afghanistan genizah estimated to be 1000 years old, include writings of Rabbi Saadiah Gaon; unveiling will be next week.Tova Dvorin, 12/24/2013, 1:13 AM

US Gave Iran Antiquity to Resume Talks

LA Times reports that in September, US diplomats returned an ancient Iranian chalice to officials in a bid to resume talks.Tova Dvorin, 12/1/2013, 9:07 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

Leftist Organizations Against Bennett's Coin

Left-wing organizations attack Naftali Bennett for his use of ancient coin in CNN interview, claim removing it from Israel against law.Uzi Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 11/20/2013, 7:29 PM

Egypt Recovers 90 Artifacts from Jerusalem Auction

Israel helps Egypt recover stolen antiquities; more efforts for recovery possibly in the futureTova Dvorin , 11/10/2013, 4:41 PM

Court Ruling Preserves Caesarea's Antiquities

A court ruled that plans for a new neighborhood in Caesarea would have to be put on hold because of important archaeological artifacts.Yoni Kempinski, 12/27/2012, 3:42 AM

Report: Waqf Continues to Destroy Jewish Antiquities

The Waqf is continuing to destroy Jewish antiquities on the Temple Mount in a direct violation of a court ruling, new report finds.Elad Benari, 12/25/2012, 2:13 AM

Greece: Antiquities Safer in the Ground

After an antiquities theft ring was rounded up and stolen items recovered, exasperated officials are reburying treasures to keep them safe.Chana Ya'ar, 3/4/2012, 2:30 PM

Antiquities Robbers Caught Red Handed

Having already vandalized three Jewish antiquities sites, a gang of Arab thieves was caught while digging.Hebrew site, 6/14/2011, 4:23 PM

US Egyptologist's Attempt to Smuggle Stolen Antiquities Thwarted

Israeli Antiquities Authority and Israeli customs apprehended an American citizen who tried to smuggle hundreds of stolen antiquities from Israel.Elad Benari, 5/19/2011, 4:14 AM

'Save those Stones' Course for World's Jews

Antiquities Authority steps up educational efforts, with a course teaching Jews from around the world how to conserve ancient buildings.Hillel Fendel, 3/3/2011, 5:36 PM

Uncovered: Heaviest Gold Coin Ever Found in Israel

Archaeologists working in Tel Kedesh in northern Israel have uncovered an extremely rare 2,200-year-old gold coin, minted by Ptolemy V.Hillel Fendel, 8/11/2010, 4:21 PM